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==Etymology==
 
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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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Latest revision as of 11:36, 29 December 2011

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

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] References

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