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Lindir

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One of the [[Elves]] of [[Rivendell]], named briefly in [[The Fellowship of the Ring]]. After [[Bilbo]]'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. He seems to have been a minstrel or musician himself: at least, the most likely interpretation of the name Lindir is 'singer'.
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'''Lindir''' was an Elf of [[Rivendell]]. After [[Bilbo]]'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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==Etymology==
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The name ''Lindir'' seems to mean "Singer", so he could have been a musician himself.
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 23 April 2009

Lindir was an Elf of Rivendell. After Bilbo'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.

Etymology

The name Lindir seems to mean "Singer", so he could have been a musician himself.