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Beregar

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Beregar's name is [[Sindarin]] but its meaning is difficult to determine. The first part of his name might be derived from the verb ''[[beria-]]'' 'to protect', while the end of his name could incorporate ''[[ar]]'', 'noble'.
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Beregar's name is [[Sindarin]], and probably means "Fierce lord" from ''bereg'' "fierce" and ''[[aran|ar]]'', 'noble'.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:12, 16 March 2008

Beregar
Númenórean
Biographical Information
BirthEarly Second Age
Family
SpouseNúneth
ChildrenErendis
Physical Description
GenderMale

Beregar was a nobleman of Númenor, descended from the House of Bëor. He lived in the region of Númenor known as the Westlands. Beregar married Núneth and they had a daughter named Erendis, who became Queen to Tar-Aldarion. Aldarion and Erendis had a daughter of their own, and so Beregar became the grandfather of the first Ruling Queen of Númenor, Tar-Ancalimë.

Etymology

Beregar's name is Sindarin, and probably means "Fierce lord" from bereg "fierce" and ar, 'noble'.