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Morifinwë was the father-name of Caranthir, the fourth son of Fëanor. It means "Dark Finwë", a reference to his dark hair. The Quenya word was formed using the noun more, meaning "blackness" or "dark", which became mori- when added to his grandfather's name, Finwë.[1]


  1. 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