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Old 01-28-2018, 08:27 AM
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In naming his characters, Tolkien often reuses a prefix or suffix, especially within families. However I just recently noticed the use of 'El' as in Elrond, Elros, Elladan, Elrohir and Elendil and wondered if Tolkien took it from the Hebrew 'El' as in Elohim and Beth-el which I think translate as Mighty One (s) and House of God (or maybe House of the Mighty?).
"Every shadow?" - Riversong "No. But any shadow." - The Doctor

"Freedom without limits is just a word." - Constable Dorfl, Feet of clay

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... so to summarise, God is Awesome
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Old 01-29-2018, 06:16 PM
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I believe it's actually supposed to be related to the word "Elf".
And that's how it the Twilight Zone.
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