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Dates
Dior lived between I 470 and I 509
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Grandson to King Thingol
Settlements
Dior was raised on Tol Galen, and later ruled in Menegroth
Pronunciation
eloochee'l
Meaning
Title of
Dior, son of Beren and Lúthien
Other names

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Eluchíl

Thingol’s Heir

'Heir of Thingol' (or, literally, 'he that follows Elu'); the son of Beren and Lúthien and grandson of Elu Thingol of Doriath, who ruled there for a short time after the slaying of his grandfather.


Notes

1

Thingol's full name in Sindarin was Elu Thingol, and it is the Elu element that appears in this title. Eluchíl literally means 'Elu follower', but is normally translated 'Thingol's Heir'.

See also...

Thingol’s Heir

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