Makalaurë (Q, pron. [ˌmakaˈlaʊrɛ]) was the 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.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "XI. The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of the Sons of Fëanor with the legend of the fate of Amrod, p. 353