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Lindórië

Lindórië
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationAndúnië, Númenor
AffiliationThe Faithful
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthLate Second Age
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
SiblingsEärendur
ChildrenInzilbêth
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Lindórië was one of the Faithful of Númenor, being the daughter of the fourteenth Lord of Andúnië (and the sister of Eärendur, the fifteenth Lord of that line).

Lindórië was born during the dark times of Númenor when the Númenorians, led by their Kings were turning against the Valar. However she belonged to the Faithful and instilled her beliefs in her daughter Inzilbêth, who passed these beliefs on to her elder son Inziladûn. Due to this upbringing, when Lindórië's grandson took the Sceptre of Númenor, he adopted the name Tar-Palantir in Quenya and attempted to reverse the influences of the King's Men.[1]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
Valandil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eärendur
 
LINDÓRIË
 
Ar-Sakalthôr
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inzilbêth
 
Ar-Gimilzôr
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Númendil
 
 
 
Tar-Palantir
 
 

[edit] Etymology

Lindórië's name is Quenya, but its meaning is hard to deduce with certainty. It may come from the roots linda 'fair', -órë 'rising'; or perhaps rië 'crown' and -, a suffix verb form used as an adjective; "Rising Beauty" or "High Crown of Fair Beauty" (i.e. 'golden-haired').[source?]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor", Tar-Palantir

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