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Eledhwen was the epithet of Morwen, wife of Húrin and mother to Túrin Turambar.[1] It is translated in the text of The Silmarillion as "Elfsheen",[2] but the literal meaning seems to be "Elf-maiden".


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Childhood of Túrin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"