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Vinitharya

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'''Vinitharya''' was the royal son of [[Valacar]] of [[Gondor]] and [[Vidumavi]], daughter of the [[King of Rhovanion]]. When he returned to [[Gondor]] with his father, he was given the name [[Eldacar]], a name he retained when he inherited Gondor's throne.
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'''Vinitharya''' was the royal son of [[Valacar]] of [[Gondor]] and [[Vidumavi]], daughter of the [[King of Rhovanion]]. When he returned to [[Gondor]] with his father, he was given the name [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]], a name he retained when he inherited Gondor's throne.<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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Winid-haria is a [[Gothic]] name meaning "pasture-armyman" or "[[Wikipedia:Wend|Winidas]]-armyman".
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''Winidas'' (in [[Old English]]) were the Slavs who dwelt inside Germanic territories. A possible analogy of the ''Winidas''  within the legendarium could be the [[Middle Men]] who belonged to [[Gondor]], a suitable reference for the [[Northmen]].
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Note that it should be pronounced as Vinit-harya (as in ''plot-hole''), and '''not''' as **Viniþarya.
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{{References}}
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[[Category:Germanic names]]
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[[Category:House of Anárion]]
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[[Category:Northmen]]

Latest revision as of 22:57, 18 August 2011

Vinitharya was the royal son of Valacar of Gondor and Vidumavi, daughter of the King of Rhovanion. When he returned to Gondor with his father, he was given the name Eldacar, a name he retained when he inherited Gondor's throne.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Winid-haria is a Gothic name meaning "pasture-armyman" or "Winidas-armyman".

Winidas (in Old English) were the Slavs who dwelt inside Germanic territories. A possible analogy of the Winidas within the legendarium could be the Middle Men who belonged to Gondor, a suitable reference for the Northmen.

Note that it should be pronounced as Vinit-harya (as in plot-hole), and not as **Viniþarya.

[edit] References

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