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Eglath

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'''Eglath''' translates to ''The Forsaken People'', which was a name given to themselves by the [[Telerin]] [[Elves]] who remained in [[Beleriand]] seeking [[Elwë]] ([[Thingol]]) when the main host of the Teleri departed to [[Aman]].
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The '''Eglath''' ("The Forsaken") were the [[Teleri]] ([[Lindar]]) [[Elves]] of the [[Great March]] who decided to stay in [[Beleriand]] seeking their lost leader [[Elwë]] ([[Thingol]]). The main host of the Teleri followed [[Olwe]] on their way to [[Aman]].
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The Eglath eventually became the [[Sindar]] with Thingol as their King.
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==Etymology==
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The name comes from [[Sindarin]] verb ''[[egla]]'' plus the plural ending ''[[-ath]]''.
 
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Revision as of 17:05, 22 September 2010

The Eglath ("The Forsaken") were the Teleri (Lindar) Elves of the Great March who decided to stay in Beleriand seeking their lost leader Elwë (Thingol). The main host of the Teleri followed Olwe on their way to Aman.

The Eglath eventually became the Sindar with Thingol as their King.

Etymology

The name comes from Sindarin verb egla plus the plural ending -ath.

Elves
(Quendi · People of the Stars · Firstborn · Elder Kindred)
Three Kindreds:
(Eldar · Eldalië · Edhil)
 Vanyar (Fair-elves · Minyar) · Noldor (Deep-elves · Tatyar) · Teleri (Lindar · Nelyar)
Calaquendi:
(High-elves · Amanyar)
 Vanyar · Noldor · Falmari
Úmanyar:  Sindar (Grey-elves · Eglath) · Nandor (Green-elves · Silvan Elves)
 Moriquendi:  Úmanyar · Avari (Dark Elves · The Unwilling)
See Also:  Awakening of the Elves · Sundering of the Elves · Great Journey