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Torhir Ifant

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Torhir Ifant
Biographical Information
Notable forwriting of the Dorgannas Iaur
Physical Description
Raceeither Man or Elf

Torhir Ifant wrote the Dorgannas Iaur, a book of lore of the realms of Beleriand. Nothing else is known about this character.[1]

[edit] Etymology

David Salo has suggested that Ifant is the same gloss as the Noldorin word ifant ("old").[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion", p. 192
  2. David Salo, "Re: Unvoiced nasals (message #5596)" dated 30 July 2001, Elfling mailing list (accessed 20 March 2013)