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The name Hope refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Hope (disambiguation).

Estel is the Sindarin word for Hope or Trust. It was a name of Aragorn, given to him when his mother Gilraen took him to Rivendell as a child.[1]

[edit] Examples

  • Gil-Estel
  • Estel as Aragorn's name
  • Ónen i-Estel Edain, ú-chebin estel anim, Gilraen's linnod = "I gave Hope to the Dúnedain, I have kept no hope for myself."

[edit] See also


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen"