was the daughter of Cemendur
, a nobleman of Númenor
. Her nephew Hallacar
would marry Tar-Ancalimë
, the first Ruling Queen of Númenor
, making her an aunt of the royal family. Almost nothing is known of her life.
Írildë is a contraction of the name Itarildë which means "sparkling brilliance" in Quenya (from ita- = "sparkle" and rildë = "brilliance"). Itarildë is the Quenya form of the Sindarin name Idril.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"