Brandir (son of Arachon)
| The name Brandir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Brandir (disambiguation).
Brandir was a man of the House of Bëor.
Brandir was the elder child of Arachon and Bregil. His younger sister Beldis married Handir of Brethil and their child, known as Brandir the Lame, was named after his uncle.
The name Brandir is said to be a compound of brand + dîr.
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (i) House of Bëor, p. 231
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 351, 354 (entries for BARÁD and DER)