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Erchirion

Erchirion
Gondorian
Biographical Information
LocationDol Amroth, Gondor
LanguageWestron
BirthT.A. 2990
DeathEarly Fourth Age
Family
HouseHouse of Dol Amroth
ParentageImrahil
SiblingsElphir, Amrothos and Lothíriel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Erchirion was the second son of Imrahil.

[edit] History

Erchirion was Imrahil's second child. He had an older brother, Elphir, and younger siblings Amrothos and Lothíriel.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name is probably derived from ar- hîr (both meaning "noble lord") plus the frequent ending -ion "son of".

Alternatively, it could also derive from er-cirion meaning "lone shipman".[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", The Line of Dol Amroth, p. 221
  2. David Salo, "Re: Language changes in Sindarin" , Elfling (accessed 22 July 2014)