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Eldalótë (Q, pron. [ˌeldaˈloːte]) was a Noldorin lady and wife of Angrod. Her son was Orodreth, a lord of Nargothrond. She does not seem to have joined her husband and son into exile, as she is not mentioned in any of the tales of Beleriand.

Genealogy

          Finarfin = Eärwen
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    _______________|___________________________
   |         |                    |            |
   |         |                    |            |
Finrod    Angrod = ELDALÓTË     Aegnor     Galadriel
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              Orodreth
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          _______|________
         |                |
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      Gil-galad       Finduilas

Etymology

Eldalótë means "High-elven Flower" in Quenya (from Elda = "High Elf" and lótë = "flower"). The Sindarin version of her name is Edhellos (also spelled Eðellos; pron. [eˈðelːos]).

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