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Born in Valinor during the Years of the Trees, slain I 495
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Pronunciation
oro'dreth
Meaning
Not known1
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Orodreth

The younger brother of Finrod Felagund

Lords of Nargothrond

The son of Finarfin and younger brother to Finrod Felagund; he ruled in Nargothrond after Finrod was lost in the dungeons of Tol-in-Gaurhoth.


Notes

1

The orod- element of Orodreth's name is explicitly 'mountain' (he loved mountains, and gained his name because of that). The meaning of the -reth is obscure.

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