Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. gə-LAD-ree-əl(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "maiden crowned with a radiant garland" in the fictional language Sindarin. Galadriel was a Noldorin elf princess renowned for her beauty and wisdom in J. R. R. Tolkien's novels. The elements are galad "radiant" and riel "garlanded maiden". Alatáriel is the Quenya form of her name.

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Depiction of Galadriel by the Brothers Hildebrandt (1978)Depiction of Galadriel by the Brothers Hildebrandt (1978)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021