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'''''Makalaurë''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˌmakaˈlaʊre]}}) was the [[Amilessë|mother-name]] of [[Maglor]], second son of [[Fëanor]]. In the [[The Etymologies]] it is translated as "Gold-cleaver", while [[The Shibboleth of Feanor]] explains that the name might be connected to his skill in harping, whose sound was golden.
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'''''Makalaurë''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˌmakaˈlaʊre]}}) was the [[Amilessë|mother-name]] of [[Maglor]], second son of [[Fëanor]]. In the [[The Etymologies]] it is translated as "Gold-cleaver",<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}</ref> while [[The Shibboleth of Feanor]] explains that the name might be connected to his skill in harping, whose sound was golden.<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}, ''The names of the Sons of Fëanor with the legend of the fate of Amrod'', p. 353</ref>
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* ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', [[The Shibboleth of Feanor ]]
 
* ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', [[The Etymologies]]
 
 
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Makalaurë (Q, pron. [ˌmakaˈlaʊre]) was the mother-name of Maglor, second son of Fëanor. In the The Etymologies it is translated as "Gold-cleaver",[1] while The Shibboleth of Feanor explains that the name might be connected to his skill in harping, whose sound was golden.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of the Sons of Fëanor with the legend of the fate of Amrod, p. 353