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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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'''''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". The name was not used in Middle-earth since the [[Noldor]] exiles spoke [[Sindarin]] there after Thingol's decree.
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==References==  
 
==References==  
  
 
* ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', [[The Shibboleth of Feanor ]]
 
* ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', [[The Shibboleth of Feanor ]]
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', [[Of the Noldor in Beleriand]]
  
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]

Revision as of 19:17, 15 May 2009

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". The name was not used in Middle-earth since the Noldor exiles spoke Sindarin there after Thingol's decree.


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