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Almiel

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Almiel
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthS.A. 729
Forostar
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Meneldur and Almarian
SiblingsAnardil and Ailinel
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Almiel

Almiel (Q, pron. [ˈalmi.el], stem Almield-) was the third child and second daughter of Tar-Meneldur and Almarian. Her older brother was Anardil, who when he became king was known as Tar-Aldarion.[1]

When Aldarion built the great ship Palarran Tar-Meneldur was angry. Though Queen Almarian stayed the king from prohibiting Aldarion from sailing, the king did forbid his wife and daughters from bringing a bough of oiolairë to the ship. Because Almarian, Ailinel, and Almiel obeyed the king's command it gave Erendis the opportunity to present the token of goodwill to the prince, which kindled love in Aldarion for Erendis.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Almiel's name seems to mean "Daughter of Good Fortune" in Quenya (from the word alma, 'good fortune', and -iel, the feminine patronymic suffix).

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
350 - 751
 
 
 
 
 
Vëantur
b. 451
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elatan
unknown
 
Silmariën
b. 521
 
Isilmë
b. 532
 
Tar-Meneldur
543 - 942
 
Almarian
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valandil
b. 630
 
Erendis
771 - 985
 
Tar-Aldarion
700 - 1098
 
Ailinel
b. 712
 
Orchaldor
unknown
 
ALMIEL
b. 729
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lords of
Andúnië
 
 
 
Tar-Ancalimë
873 - 1285
 
Hallacar
852 - 1211
 
Soronto
b. 799
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Anárion
1003 - 1404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"