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Ornendil

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Ornendil
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron
BirthBefore T.A. 1330
DeathT.A. 1437 (aged 107+)
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageEldacar
SiblingsAldamir
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 by killing Castamir ten years later.[1]

Etymology

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

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Calmacil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rómendacil II
 
Calimehtar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vidumavi
 
Valacar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
 
 
 
Castamir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ORNENDIL
 
Aldamir
 
 
 
 
 


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"