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Brandir (son of Arachon)

The name Brandir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Brandir (disambiguation).
Brandir
Adan
Biographical Information
BirthF.A. 409
Family
HouseHouse of Bëor
ParentageArachon and Bregil
SiblingsBeldis
Physical Description
GenderMale

Brandir was a man of the House of Bëor.

[edit] History

Brandir was the elder child of Arachon and Bregil. His younger sister Beldis married Handir of Brethil and their child, known as Brandir the Lame, was named after his uncle.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Brandir is said to be a compound of brand + dîr.[2]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boromir
338 - 432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregor
359 - 448
 
Andreth
361 - 455
 
Beril
b. 365
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beren
b. 374
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arachon
unknown
 
Bregil
b. 386
 
Haldir
414 - 472
 
Hirwen
389
 
Bregolas
393 - 455
 
Gilwen
b. 397
 
Barahir
400 - 460
 
Emeldir
b. 406
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BRANDIR
b. 409
 
Beldis
b. 411
 
Handir
441 - 495
 
Beleth
b. 417
 
Baragund
420 - 460
 
Belegund
422 - 460
 
 
 
Beren
432 - 503
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brandir the Lame
465 - 499
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (i) House of Bëor, p. 231
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 351, 354 (entries for BARÁD and DER)