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Lindo

Lindo was the wise keeper of the Cottage of Lost Play in Tol Eressëa. His wife was Vairë, and his father was Valwë.[1][2]

[edit] Etymolgy

Lindo is a Qenya name, probably meaning "Singer". The Gnomish version of the name was Glinda (probably related to glin "sound, voice, utterance").[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Sí Qente Feanor and Other Elvish Writings", in Parma Eldalamberon XV (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), pp. 6, 7, 9