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Tauriel

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'''Tauriel''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Mirkwood]]. Her character was invented by [[Peter Jackson]] for [[The Hobbit films|''The Hobbit'' films]] and will be played by [[Evangeline Lilly]].<ref name="PJCasting">{{webcite|author=[[Peter Jackson]]|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150286515141558|articlename=The Hobbit Casting Update|dated=19-June-2011|website=[http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook]|accessed=22-Dec-2011}}</ref>
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'''Tauriel''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Mirkwood]]. She has been described as a warrior and head of the Wood-elf guard.<ref name=ComingSoon>[http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=86291 "Evangeline Lilly on Her ''Hobbit'' Character Tauriel"], ComingSoon.net, 25 January 2012 (accessed 14 March 2012)</ref> Her character was invented by [[Peter Jackson]] for [[The Hobbit films|''The Hobbit'' films]] and will be played by [[Evangeline Lilly]].<ref name="PJCasting">{{webcite|author=[[Peter Jackson]]|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150286515141558|articlename=The Hobbit Casting Update|dated=19-June-2011|website=[http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook]|accessed=22-Dec-2011}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
"Tauriel" means 'daughter of Mirkwood'.<ref name="PJCasting"/>
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"Tauriel" means "daughter of Mirkwood"<ref name="PJCasting"/> or more literally, "daughter of [the] forest" (see ''[[taur]]'').
  
 
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Tauriel is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Tauriel was a Silvan Elf of Mirkwood. She has been described as a warrior and head of the Wood-elf guard.[1] Her character was invented by Peter Jackson for The Hobbit films and will be played by Evangeline Lilly.[2]

Etymology

"Tauriel" means "daughter of Mirkwood"[2] or more literally, "daughter of [the] forest" (see taur).

References

  1. "Evangeline Lilly on Her Hobbit Character Tauriel", ComingSoon.net, 25 January 2012 (accessed 14 March 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peter Jackson, "The Hobbit Casting Update" dated 19 June 2011, Facebook (accessed 22 December 2011)