Ailinel

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Ailinel
Númenórean
Biographical Information
PronunciationQ, [ˈa͡ɪlinel]
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthS.A. 712
Deathunknown (aged 87+)
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageTar-Meneldur and Almarian
SiblingsTar-Aldarion and Almiel
SpouseOrchaldor
ChildrenSoronto
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Ailinel was the second of the three children of Tar-Meneldur and Almarian of Númenor. Her older brother Aldarion later became King Tar-Aldarion; her younger sister was Almiel.[1] Ailinel married Orchaldor, who was descended from the House of Hador and they had a son named Soronto.[2]

Etymology

Ailinel is a Quenya name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Helge Fauskanger suggests it means "Lake-woman" or something similar and consists of the elements ailin ("lake") + the feminine suffix -iel.[3]

Genealogy

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

References