Tolkien Gateway

Mairen

(Difference between revisions)
m (Added reference, changed family tree from text to wiki format.)
m (Bot: Changing template parameter)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
| titles=
 
| titles=
 
| position=
 
| position=
| realm=[[Númenor]]
+
| location=[[Númenor]]
 
| affiliation=
 
| affiliation=
 
| language=[[Adûnaic]], [[Sindarin]] and [[Quenya]]
 
| language=[[Adûnaic]], [[Sindarin]] and [[Quenya]]

Revision as of 12:29, 4 November 2012

Mairen
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthS.A. 377
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Amandil
SiblingsTar-Elendil and Eärendur
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Mairen was the third child and only daughter of Tar-Amandil, the third King of Númenor. Her eldest brother would take up the Sceptre as Tar-Elendil. Almost nothing is known of her life.[1]

Etymology

Mairen's name is not translated, but probably means "the Good". Cf. Sauron's original name, Mairon, which means "admirable" or "excellent."

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Tar-Amandil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
 
Eärendur
 
MAIREN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Meneldur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"