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Baranor (man of Gondor)

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'''Baranor''' was a man of [[Gondor]] in the [[Third Age]]. He was the father of [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]], a hero of the [[siege of Minas Tirith]], and seems to have also dwelt in that city. Baranor's ancestors originally were from the vales of the [[White Mountains]], most likely in [[Lossarnach]]. Prior to that they lived in [[Ithilien]]. He had a relative named [[Iorlas]], either his brother or his brother-in-law.
  
'''Baranor''' was a man of [[Gondor]] in the [[Third Age]]. He was the father of [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]], a hero of the [[siege of Minas Tirith]], and seems to have also dwelt in that city. Baranor's ancestors originally were from the vales of the [[White Mountains]], most likely in [[Lossarnach]]. prior to that they lived in [[Ithilien]]. He had a relative named [[Iorlas]], either his brother or his half-brother.
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==Etymology==
 
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Baranor was likely named after [[Baranor son of Baran]]. It could mean various things:
His name is an ancient one, dating back to the [[House of Bëor]] in the [[First Age]].
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* ''[[Bara]]'' + ''[[naur]]'', "Fierce Fire"
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* ''[[Baran]]'' + ''[[Or]]'', "Ruddy mountain"
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* ''[[Bar]]'' + ''[[Anor]]''', "House of the Sun"
  
 
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[[Category:Gondorians]]

Revision as of 18:05, 28 December 2008

Baranor was a man of Gondor in the Third Age. He was the father of Beregond, a hero of the siege of Minas Tirith, and seems to have also dwelt in that city. Baranor's ancestors originally were from the vales of the White Mountains, most likely in Lossarnach. Prior to that they lived in Ithilien. He had a relative named Iorlas, either his brother or his brother-in-law.

Etymology

Baranor was likely named after Baranor son of Baran. It could mean various things: