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Gimli (Elf)

Gimli
Gnome
Physical Description
GenderMale

Gimli was a Gnome who was liberated from the thraldom of Tevildo along with Beren. His captivity had left him blind but with keen hearing. He appears only in the Tale of Tinúviel.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The Gnomish word gimli ("sense of hearing") is clearly related to this name.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "I. The Tale of Tinúviel", p. 29
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part II", entry "Gimli"