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Valwë

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Valwë
Elf
Family
ChildrenLindo
Physical Description
GenderMale

Valwë was the father of Lindo, the keeper of the Cottage of Lost Play on Tol Eressëa.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

Valwë is a Qenya name. The Gnomish version of the name was Gwalweg. Patrick H. Wynne has suggested that both appear to mean "the happy (or fortunate) one".[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Cottage of Lost Play", p. 16 ff
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin": "Notes and Commentary", p. 219
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Sí Qente Feanor and Other Elvish Writings", in Parma Eldalamberon XV (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), pp. 7, 10