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'''Felagund''' was a surname given to [[Finrod Felagund|Finrod]] by the [[Dwarves]] in their own tongue at the time of the delving of [[Nargothrond]].
 
'''Felagund''' was a surname given to [[Finrod Felagund|Finrod]] by the [[Dwarves]] in their own tongue at the time of the delving of [[Nargothrond]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From [[Khuzdul]] ''[[Felakgundu]]'', "Hewer of Caves")
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From [[Khuzdul]] ''[[Felakgundu]]'', "Hewer of Caves"<ref>{{HM|PM}} p.352</ref>
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==Other versions==
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An early explanation by [[Tolkien]] was that the word meant "cave-prince" in [[Noldorin]], from [[Quenya]] ''[[felya]]+[[cundu]]''.<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies]]</ref>
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[[Category:Epessi]]

Revision as of 17:53, 9 April 2009

Felagund was a surname given to Finrod by the Dwarves in their own tongue at the time of the delving of Nargothrond.

Etymology

From Khuzdul Felakgundu, "Hewer of Caves"[1]

Other versions

An early explanation by Tolkien was that the word meant "cave-prince" in Noldorin, from Quenya felya+cundu.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p.352
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies