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'''Ornendil''' was the elder son of King [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]] of [[Gondor]]. In the siege of [[Osgiliath]] during the Gondorian civil war, Ornendil's father was driven out by [[Castamir]] the Usurper. However, Ornendil did not escape with his father and was put to death by Castamir upon the fall of Osgiliath (though his father later managed to avenge his death).
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'''Ornendil''' was the elder son of King [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]] of [[Gondor]].  
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==History==
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During the [[Kin-strife]], [[Castamir|Castamir the Usurper]] besieged [[Osgiliath]]. Though [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]] managed to escape, Ornendil was captured, and put to death by Castamir. Eldacar managed to avenge his son's death ten years later.
  
 
==Etymology==
 
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Ornendil means "Friend of the Trees" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[ornë]]'' = "tree" and ''-[[ndil]]'' = "friend, devoted to").
 
Ornendil means "Friend of the Trees" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[ornë]]'' = "tree" and ''-[[ndil]]'' = "friend, devoted to").
  
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Revision as of 19:12, 16 November 2010

Ornendil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
DeathT.A. 1437
Family
ParentageEldacar
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ornendil was the elder son of King Eldacar of Gondor.

History

During the Kin-strife, Castamir the Usurper besieged Osgiliath. Though Eldacar managed to escape, Ornendil was captured, and put to death by Castamir. Eldacar managed to avenge his son's death ten years later.

Etymology

Ornendil means "Friend of the Trees" in Quenya (from ornë = "tree" and -ndil = "friend, devoted to").

References