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Nelyafinwë

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'''''Nelyafinwë''''' was the [[father-name]] of [[Maedhros]], eldest son of [[Fëanor]]. Formed by adding up the [[Quenya]] adjective ''[[nelya]]'', which means "third", to the name of his [[Finwë|grandfather]], it can be translated as "Third Finwë".
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==References==
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* ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', [[The Shibboleth of Feanor ]]

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Nelyafinwë was the father-name of Maedhros, eldest son of Fëanor. Formed by adding up the Quenya adjective nelya, which means "third", to the name of his grandfather, it can be translated as "Third Finwë".

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