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Born in Valinor during the Years of the Trees, lost in I 465
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Fi'nrod Fe'lagoond
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'Finrod' is said to derive from Findaráto, with the approximate meaning 'Mighty descendant of Finwë'
'Felagund' is Dwarvish, meaning 'Hewer of Caves'
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  • Updated 15 August 1998
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Finrod Felagund

The founder of Nargothrond

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Lords of Nargothrond

The eldest son of Finarfin and brother to Galadriel, who founded Minas Tirith in the Pass of Sirion, and delved his citadel at Nargothrond on the River Narog. He went with Beren on the Quest of the Silmaril, and was lost in the pits of Sauron on Tol-in-Gaurhoth.


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