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Celegorm

Meaning: from Quenya 'Tyelkormo', hasty riser (mother-name)

Other Names: Turkafinwe or Turko (father-name), meaning 'strong, powerful (in body)'

Location(s): Valinor, East-Beleriand, Nargothrond (temporarily)

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Noldor

Title(s): The Fair

Dates: Age of the Trees - I, c. 509

Parents: father: Feanor; mother: Nerdanel

Siblings: Maedhros, Maglor, Caranthir, Curufin, Amrod, Amras

Spouse: none (wanted to wed Lúthien)

Children: none

Description:
Celegorm loved hunting and learned the speech of many beasts and birds. (The Silmarillion, QS, Ch. 5 - Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalie)
"The name Celegorm, hasty riser, may have been a reference to his quick temper and his habit of leaping up when suddenly angered." He was the only son of Feanor to be fair-haired, hence his epesse. (The Peoples of Middle-Earth, HoMe 12, Last Writings, The Shibboleth of Feanor)

Contributors:
Finch, 01.04.03

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