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Almáriel

Almáriel
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Hair colorShining gold[1]

Almáriel was, at one stage in the writing of the Númenor myth, a Númenórean girl. She was a friend of Herendil, who compared himself to her height.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Almáriel appears to be a Quenya name, derived from alma ("riches, good fortune, wealth").[2][3]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part One: III. The Lost Road, (ii) The Númenórean chapters", p. 59
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 357
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 5