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==Etymology==
 
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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'.

References

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