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Borlas

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Borlas
Gondorian
Biographical Information
Other names"of Pen-arduin"
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthLate Third Age/Early Fourth Age
DeathAfter Fo.A. 120
Family
ParentageBeregond
SiblingsBergil
ChildrenUnnamed daughter, Berelach
Physical Description
GenderMale
Borlas of Pen-arduin was the youngest son of Beregond, and was supposed to be central to the "The New Shadow".[1]

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[edit] History

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[edit] Etymology

Borlas is Sindarin and means perhaps "enduring joy", from Bór + glass.[2]

In early versions of the legendarium, Borlas was the name (later changed to Borlad) of a son of Bór.[3]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baranor
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iorlas
b. c. T.A. 2990
 
 
 
 
Beregond
fl. T.A. 3019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergil
b. c. T.A. 3009
 
BORLAS
d. after Fo.A. 120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
daughter
unknown
 
Berelach
fl. Fo.A. 120


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The New Shadow"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", pp. 353, 357
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels