Aegnor

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Aegnor is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He was a Ñoldorin Elf, a son of Finarfin and lord of the Ñoldor.

Aegnor is elder brother of Galadriel and younger brother of Finrod Felagund and Angrod. Together with Angrod he held the highlands of Dorthonion against Morgoth. Aegnor and Angrod were both slain in the Dagor Bragollach.

The name Aegnor is a Sindarized form of his Quenya name Aikanár or Aikanáro, meaning Sharp-flame, apparently given with regards to his character.

Aegnor never married. He was in love with the Bëorian woman Andreth, but because it was wartime did not make his intentions towards her clear, and was killed soon after.

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Other versions of the legendarium

In the early versions of Tolkien's legendarium (see: History of Middle-earth), a character named Egnor appears. In some of the earliest stories (see: The Book of Lost Tales), this was the name of the father of Beren (who then was a Ñoldorin Elf, not a Man as in later writings). It is far from certain if this Egnor was the same character.

Trivia

The name Aegnor was also assigned to the movie-only character Figwit for the trading card game.zh:艾格諾爾

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