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Mairen

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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]

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Tar-Amandil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
 
Eärendur
 
MAIREN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Meneldur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[edit] 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"