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Herendil

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Herendil
Númenórean
Family
ParentageElendil
Physical Description
GenderMale

Herendil was, at one stage in the writing of the Númenor myth, the son of Elendil.[1] His role was later replaced by Isildur.

A derisive name given to Herendul was Terendul, meaning "Slender and Dark".[2]

[edit] Etymology

The name includes Qenya heren "fortune" and is translated by Tolkien with the Old English name Eadwine.[3] Obviously his name means "Fortune-Friend".

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part One: The Fall of Númenor and The Lost Road"
  2. 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
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry KHER