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'''Imrazôr''' was a nobleman who lived in the region of [[Belfalas]] in southeastern [[Gondor]] at the end of the second millennium of the [[Third Age]]. He was said to have wedded an [[Elves|Elf-maid]] named [[Mithrellas]], a wandering companion of [[Nimrodel]]. Though it isn't known for sure whether this tradition is true, it is certain that his son [[Galador]] went on to found [[Dol Amroth]].
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'''Imrazôr''' was a [[Gondorians|Gondorian]] [[Prince]] of [[Belfalas]] at the end of the second millennium of the [[Third Age]]. He was said to have wedded an [[Elves|Elf-maid]] named [[Mithrellas]], a wandering companion of [[Nimrodel]]. His son [[Galador]] was the first [[Prince of Dol Amroth]].<ref>{{UT|Galadriel}}, ''Amroth and Nimrodel''</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The meaning of the name is not known, however it includes [[Adûnaic]] ''[[zôr]]'' which means "flame" or "foam".
  
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The first element ''imra'' (perhaps from *''imar'') is not translated but it also appears in the name [[Imrahil]] and perhaps [[Imâr]].
[[Category:Princes of Dol Amroth]]
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==Other Versions of the Legendarium==
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In an early manuscript Imrazôr and not his son was numbered as the first Prince of Dol Amroth.<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, ''The Line of Dol Amroth'', p. 221-222</ref>
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==Note==
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Nowhere is it explained why a man living in [[Gondor]] late in the Third Age would have the epithet of "[[The Númenórean]]".
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[[Category:Adûnaic words]]

Revision as of 12:28, 4 November 2012

Imrazôr
Númenórean
Biographical Information
TitlesThe Númenórean
PositionMariner
LocationBelfalas
BirthT.A. 1950
DeathT.A. 2076
Family
HouseHouse of Dol Amroth
SpouseMithrellas
ChildrenGalador, Gilmith
Physical Description
GenderMale

Imrazôr was a Gondorian Prince of Belfalas at the end of the second millennium of the Third Age. He was said to have wedded an Elf-maid named Mithrellas, a wandering companion of Nimrodel. His son Galador was the first Prince of Dol Amroth.[1]

Etymology

The meaning of the name is not known, however it includes Adûnaic zôr which means "flame" or "foam".

The first element imra (perhaps from *imar) is not translated but it also appears in the name Imrahil and perhaps Imâr.

Other Versions of the Legendarium

In an early manuscript Imrazôr and not his son was numbered as the first Prince of Dol Amroth.[2]

Note

Nowhere is it explained why a man living in Gondor late in the Third Age would have the epithet of "The Númenórean".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", Amroth and Nimrodel
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", The Line of Dol Amroth, p. 221-222