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Fanuilos

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The name is a compound of elements: ''[[fân]]'' "veil" (see ''[[fana]]'') or ''[[fan]]'' "white"<ref>{{HM|L}} [[Letter 278]]</ref> and [[Uilos]].
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Fanuilos is an epithet of Varda and means "bright (angelic) figure ever white (as snow)"[1]

Etymology

The name is a compound of elements: fân "veil" (see fana) or fan "white"[2] and Uilos.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "A Elbereth Gilthoniel", p. 74
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 211, (dated 14 October 1958)