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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.[1]


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

Portrayal in Adaptations

2012-14: The Hobbit (film series):

Lindir will be portrayed by Bret McKenzie.[2]


  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)