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Gimilzagar

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}}'''Gimilzagar''' was a [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] of the royal house, the younger son of King [[Tar-Calmacil]] the eighteenth ruler of the island kingdom. His line of descent made him the great-uncle of Tar-Calmacil's grandson [[Ar-Adûnakhôr]], who broke with tradition by taking his royal name in the [[Adûnaic]] tongue. Some sources suggest that Gimilzagar was the ancestor of [[Inzilbêth]] the mother of [[Tar-Palantir]], though the details of this ancestry are open to question.
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'''Gimilzagar''' was a [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] of the royal house, the younger son of King [[Tar-Calmacil]] the eighteenth ruler of the island kingdom. His line of descent made him the great-uncle of Tar-Calmacil's grandson [[Ar-Adûnakhôr]], who broke with tradition by taking his royal name in the [[Adûnaic]] tongue. Some sources suggest that Gimilzagar was the ancestor of [[Inzilbêth]] the mother of [[Tar-Palantir]], though the details of this ancestry are open to question.
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''Gimilzagar'' seems to mean "Star-sword" in [[Adûnaic]] (from ''[[gimil]]'', 'star' and ''[[zagar]]'', 'sword').
 
''Gimilzagar'' seems to mean "Star-sword" in [[Adûnaic]] (from ''[[gimil]]'', 'star' and ''[[zagar]]'', 'sword').
 
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Gimilzagar
Númenórean
Biographical Information
AffiliationKing's Men
LanguageAdûnaic
BirthAfter S.A. 2618
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Calmacil
SiblingsTar-Ardamin
Physical Description
GenderMale
Gimilzagar was a Númenórean of the royal house, the younger son of King Tar-Calmacil the eighteenth ruler of the island kingdom. His line of descent made him the great-uncle of Tar-Calmacil's grandson Ar-Adûnakhôr, who broke with tradition by taking his royal name in the Adûnaic tongue. Some sources suggest that Gimilzagar was the ancestor of Inzilbêth the mother of Tar-Palantir, though the details of this ancestry are open to question.

Etymology

Gimilzagar seems to mean "Star-sword" in Adûnaic (from gimil, 'star' and zagar, 'sword').