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Elendili

'Elf-friends', name given to those Númenóreans who were not estranged from the Eldar in the days of Tar-Ancalimon and later kings; also called the Faithful. 328-32, 335-7, 340-1, 361-2


Elendili is a Quenya word meaning "Elf-friends". It was coined by Dúnedain of Númenor, who mistook elen "star" for Elda "Elf".

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