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Eladar (S. 'Star-father') was one of the epithets of Tuor.[1] It referred to his son, Eärendil, who became the star Gil-Estel.

[edit] Etymology

The name contains the elements el and adar.

[edit] See also


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (ii) The House of Hador, p. 235