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Father-name

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The name given to an elf by his father, carried by the elf for the rest of his/her life.  This was usually the primary name for the elf, until he recieved his ''[[epessë]]''.  An example is the elf [[Fingolfin]], whose Father-name was Noldofinwë.  See also ''[[Elves]]'', ''[[Mother-name]]'', and ''[[Epessë]]''.
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'''Father-name''' was the name given to an elf by his father, carried by the elf for the rest of his/her life.  This was usually the primary name for the elf, until he recieved his ''[[epessë]]''.  An example is the elf [[Fingolfin]], whose Father-name was Noldofinwë.  See also ''[[Elves]]'', ''[[Mother-name]]'', and ''[[Epessë]]''.

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Father-name was the name given to an elf by his father, carried by the elf for the rest of his/her life. This was usually the primary name for the elf, until he recieved his epessë. An example is the elf Fingolfin, whose Father-name was Noldofinwë. See also Elves, Mother-name, and Epessë.