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thalion is a word glossed as "strong, dauntless, steadfast" (Sindarin). and "hero, dauntless man" (Noldorin; pl. thelyn)
In the Etymologies, Noldorin thalion derives from Primitive Quendian stalgondō, from root STÁLAG.
As a Name
- Húrin son of Galdor, the last Lord of Dor-lómin was called Thalion, "The Steadfast".
- Mardil Voronwë, the first Ruling Steward of Gondor was called "The Steadfast" for preventing civil war by taking up the rulership of Gondor.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 388