Tulkastor

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Tulkastor
Gnome
Biographical Information
Other namesTulchathron (G)
LocationTol Eressëa
Family
ChildrenVairë
Unnamed child (parent of Naimi)[1]
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tulkastor was the father of Vairë, an Elf of Tol Eressëa, according to the early version of the legendarium in The Book of Lost Tales.

Although he belonged to Aulë's kindred, he had dwelt long with the Solosimpi and was thus one of the first Elves to come to Tol Eressëa.[2]

He was also the grandfather of Naimi, and an ancestor of Heorrenda son of Eriol.[1] His daughter Vairë was married to Lindo, the keeper of the Cottage of Lost Play.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The name Tulkastor is in Qenya. Its meaning is unclear, but it appears to contain the name of the Vala Tulkas (from the root TULUK-, meaning "steady, firm").[3]

Other names[edit]

The Gnomish cognate of Tulkastor is Tulchathron.[4]

Originally the name of the character was Turenbor, later changed to Tulkassë and finally to Tulkastor.[5]

Genealogy[edit]

 
 
Wóden[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TULKASTOR
 
 
 
Valwë
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beorn
d. 5th century
 
Eoh
d. 5th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unknown
sibling
 
Vairë
 
Lindo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cwén
fl. 5th century
 
Eriol
fl. 5th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naimi*
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hengest
fl. 5th century
 
Horsa
fl. 5th century
 
Heorrenda
fl. 5th century
 
Hendwine*
fl. 5th century
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

* The name of Hendwine's mother is not Naimi but Nelmir in the text on which the basis of his inclusion is founded upon - neither is her relation to Lindo and Vairë elaborated on.[7]

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