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'''Leaflock''' was one of the oldest of the [[Ents]], called [[Finglas]] in [[Elvish]], whose name referred to his leafy 'hair'. According to [[Treebeard]], Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through. Finglas, [[Fladrif]], and [[Treebeard|Fangorn]], were the oldest of the [[Ents]] of [[Fangorn Forest]].
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'''Leaflock''', called '''Finglas''' in [[Sindarin]], was one of the oldest of the [[Ents]]. According to [[Treebeard]], Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through. Finglas, [[Fladrif]], and [[Treebeard|Fangorn]], were the oldest of the [[Ents]] of [[Fangorn Forest]].
 
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''Lock'' here has the meaning of "hair" since it is a translation of his [[Sindarin]] name.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
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The name ''Finglas'' is composed by the two elements ''[[fing]]/[[find]]'' "lock of hair" and ''[[las]]'' "leaf".{{fact}}
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The element ''lock'' in ''Leaflock'' here has the meaning of "hair" since it is a translation of his [[Sindarin]] name.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 760</ref>
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Revision as of 19:05, 18 November 2011

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Leaflock by Gail McIntosh

Leaflock, called Finglas in Sindarin, was one of the oldest of the Ents. According to Treebeard, Leaflock had become tired and tree-like, sometimes sleeping entire seasons through. Finglas, Fladrif, and Fangorn, were the oldest of the Ents of Fangorn Forest.

Etymology

The name Finglas is composed by the two elements fing/find "lock of hair" and las "leaf".[source?]

The element lock in Leaflock here has the meaning of "hair" since it is a translation of his Sindarin name.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 760