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Torhir Ifant

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This article's canonicity is disputed.
Torhir Ifant
either Man or Elf
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)