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Lindir

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'''Lindir''' was an Elf of [[Rivendell]]. After [[Bilbo Baggins]]'s rendition of his ''[[Song of Eärendil]]'', Lindir claimed that he was unable to tell which parts were written by [[Aragorn]], and which by Bilbo himself, explaining that he knew little of [[Mortals]] and their ways.
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'''Lindir''' was an Elf of [[Rivendell]].  
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== History ==
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After [[Bilbo Baggins]]'s rendition of his ''[[Song of Eärendil]]'', Lindir claimed that he was unable to tell which parts were written by [[Aragorn]], and which by Bilbo himself, explaining that he knew little of [[Mortals]] and their ways.<ref>{{FR|II1}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name ''Lindir'' seems to mean "Singer", so he could have been a musician himself.
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The name ''Lindir'' seems to mean "Singer".{{fact}}
  
 
==Portrayal in Adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in Adaptations==

Revision as of 16:05, 23 December 2011

Lindir was an Elf of Rivendell.

History

After Bilbo Baggins's rendition of his Song of Eärendil, Lindir claimed that he was unable to tell which parts were written by Aragorn, and which by Bilbo himself, explaining that he knew little of Mortals and their ways.[1]

Etymology

The name Lindir seems to mean "Singer".[source?]

Portrayal in Adaptations

2012-3: The Hobbit films:

Lindir will be portrayed by Bret McKenzie.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Many Meetings"
  2. Ian McKellen, "2 Elves and another Wizard" dated 10 May 2011, Ian McKellen's website (accessed 23 December 2011)