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Hatholdir

Hatholdir
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
BirthBefore S.A. 799
Family
ChildrenOrchaldor
Physical Description
GenderMale
Hatholdir was a Númenórean and a descendant of the House of Hador. He was a close friend of King Tar-Meneldur. He had a son named Orchaldor who married Tar-Meneldur's oldest daughter, Ailinel.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Hatholdir's name is Sindarin and seems to mean "Man of the Axe-blade" (from hathol, 'axe-blade', and the masculine suffix -dir).

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"