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Brandir (son of Arachon)

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The name Brandir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Brandir (disambiguation).
Brandir
Adan
Biographical Information
BirthF.A. 409
Family
HouseHouse of Bëor
ParentageArachon and Bregil
SiblingsBeldis
Physical Description
GenderMale

Brandir was a man of the House of Bëor.

History

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.[1]

Etymology

The name Brandir is said to be a compound of brand + dîr.[2]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arachon
 
Bregil
 
Hirwen
 
Bregolas
 
Gilwen
 
Barahir
 
Emeldir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BRANDIR
 
Beldis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beren
 
 

References

  1. 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
  2. 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)