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Fanuilos is an epithet of Varda and means "bright (angelic) figure ever white (as snow)"[1]


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


  1. The Road Goes Ever On p.74
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien Letter 278