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== Some Famous Elf-friends ==
 
== Some Famous Elf-friends ==
* [[Beren]]
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* [[Beren Erchamion]]
* [[Húrin]]
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* [[Húrin Thalion]]
* [[Túrin]]
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* [[Túrin Turambar]]
* [[Frodo]]
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* [[Frodo Baggins]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:43, 21 May 2007

The Elf-friends were those, usually among Men, who were recognised by the Elves as providing special aid or alliance to their efforts. The Quenya terms were technically Eldandil ("Devoted to the Eldar"), or Quendil ("Devoted to the Quendi"). However, among the Edain and Dúnedain, the Elvish words for "Elf" and "star" were often confused, since they sounded similar. Thus Elendil was used by them to mean "Elf-friend", though it actually signifies "Devoted to the Stars" in Quenya. The plural form of this word, Elendili, was one of the names for the Faithful Númenóreans.

Some Famous Elf-friends