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Eldalótë

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'''Eldalôtë''' was a [[Noldor|Noldorin]] lady and wife of [[Angrod]]. Her son was [[Orodreth of Nargothrond|Orodreth]], a lord of [[Nargothrond]]. She does not seem to have joined her husband and son into [[Exile of the Noldor|exile]], as she is not mentioned in any of the tales of [[Beleriand]].
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'''Eldalótë''' was a [[Noldor|Noldorin]] lady and wife of [[Angrod]]. Her son was [[Orodreth of Nargothrond|Orodreth]], a lord of [[Nargothrond]]. She does not seem to have joined her husband and son into [[Exile of the Noldor|exile]], as she is not mentioned in any of the tales of [[Beleriand]].
 
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Eldalôtë means "[[High-elves|High-elven]] Flower" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[Elda]]'' = "High Elf" and ''[[lótë]]'' = "flower"). The [[Sindarin]] version of her name is '''''Edhellos''''' (also spelled ''Eðellos'').
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== Genealogy ==
 
== Genealogy ==
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  [[Finrod]]    [[Angrod]] = '''ELDALÔTË'''    [[Aegnor]]    [[Galadriel]]
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  [[Finrod]]    [[Angrod]] = '''ELDALÓTË'''    [[Aegnor]]    [[Galadriel]]
 
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       [[Gil-galad]]      [[Finduilas of Nargothrond|Finduilas]]
 
       [[Gil-galad]]      [[Finduilas of Nargothrond|Finduilas]]
 
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==Etymology==
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Eldalótë means "[[High-elves|High-elven]] Flower" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[Elda]]'' = "High Elf" and ''[[lótë]]'' = "flower"). The [[Sindarin]] version of her name is '''''Edhellos''''' (also spelled ''Eðellos'').
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==References==
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* [[The Peoples of Middle-earth]], page 426.
  
 
[[Category:High Elves]]
 
[[Category:High Elves]]
 
[[Category:Noldor]]
 
[[Category:Noldor]]
 
[[Category:House of Finwë]]
 
[[Category:House of Finwë]]

Revision as of 08:15, 6 February 2008

Eldalótë 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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      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).

References