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Gimli (elf)

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This article is about elf in The Tale of Tinúviel. For the the dwarf in The Lord of the Rings, see Gimli.

Gimli was a Gnome in the early version of the legendarium in The Book of Lost Tales. He was liberated from the thraldom of Tevildo along with Beren. His captivity had left him blind but with keen hearing.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The Gnomish word gimli ("sense of hearing") is clearly related to this name.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "I. The Tale of Tinúviel", p. 29
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part II", entry "Gimli"