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Thorongil is [[Sindarin]] for ''Eagle of the Star''. [[thoron]] = eagle, [[gil]] = star.
 
Thorongil is [[Sindarin]] for ''Eagle of the Star''. [[thoron]] = eagle, [[gil]] = star.
 
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Latest revision as of 07:04, 8 July 2013

Main article: Aragorn

Thorongil was an alias taken by Aragorn in his youth (T.A. 2957-2980[1]), when he journeyed to Rohan and Gondor and performed services to their lords.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Thorongil is Sindarin for Eagle of the Star. thoron = eagle, gil = star.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"