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Elda was a Quenya adjective meaning "of the stars"[1] which came to mean the noun Eldo, "one of the people of the Stars", later merged and became Elda (pl. eldar, eldali[2])


Common Eldarin eldâ, an adjectival formation meaning "connected or concerned with the stars" itself coming from an earlier PQ eledâ[3][4] from Root ELED[5]

Other forms

  • poss. sg. eldava "Elf's"[6]
  • gen. pl. eldaron "of Elves"[7]
  • dative pl. eldain "for Elves"Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag


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