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Borlas

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Borlas
Gondorian
Biographical Information
Other names"of Pen-arduin"
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthLate Third Age/Early Fourth Age
DeathAfter Fo.A. 120
Family
ParentageBeregond
SiblingsBergil
ChildrenBerelach
Physical Description
GenderMale
Borlas of Pen-arduin was the youngest son of Beregond, and was supposed to be central to the "The New Shadow".[1]

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History

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Etymology

Borlas is Sindarin and means perhaps "enduring joy", from Bór + glass.[2]

In early versions of the legendarium, Borlas was the name (later changed to Borlad) of a son of Bór.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
Baranor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beregond
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergil
 
Borlas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unnamed
daughter
 
Berelach


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The New Shadow"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", pp. 353, 357
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels