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Fluithuin

Fluithuin
Ogre
A-Denn - Melkor and Fluithuin.jpg
"Melkor and Fluithuin" by A-Denn
Family
SpouseMelko
ChildrenKalimbo
Physical Description
RaceOgre
GenderFemale
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Fluithuin was an ogress according to the early version of the Legendarium in The Book of Lost Tales.

Gothmog is described as the son of Melko and the ogress Fluithuin or Ulbandi.[1] Both 'ogresses' and the idea that the Valar had children were discarded by Tolkien fairly early on.

[edit] Genealogy

Melko
 
FLUITHUIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gothmog
 
 
 


[edit] Etymology

Both the Gnomish name Fluithuin and the Qenya Ulbandi are of unclear meaning, although the element ulban(d) means "monster".[2]

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin": "Notes and Commentary", Entries in the Name-list to The Fall of Gondolin, p. 216
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part I, entry "Melko"