was the third son and youngest child of Vardamir Nólimon
, heir to Elros Tar-Minyatur
, first King of Númenor
. His eldest brother took up the Sceptre
. Nolondil had three children: one daughter, Yávien
, and two sons, Oromendil
Nolondil means "Devoted to Knowledge" in Quenya (from ñólë = "lore, knowledge", -ndil = "friend, lover, devoted to").
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"