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Edegil

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The elements of the name are ''[[odog]]'' 'seven' and ''[[gil]]'' 'star'.
 
The elements of the name are ''[[odog]]'' 'seven' and ''[[gil]]'' 'star'.
 
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Revision as of 10:02, 27 September 2010

Edegil ('Seven Stars') was a Sindarin name for Valacirca (or the Great Bear), one of the Constellations.[1]

Etymology

The elements of the name are odog 'seven' and gil 'star'.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies where it is given as Noldorin