Cemendur (son of Axantur)

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This article is about the Númenórean royal. For the King of Gondor, see Cemendur (King of Gondor).
Cemendur
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
BirthS.A. 575
Deathunknown (aged 136+)
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageAxantur
SiblingsLindissë and Ardamir
ChildrenÍrildë and Hallatan
Physical Description
GenderMale

Cemendur was the son of Axantur and a member of a minor branch of Númenórean royalty. He had two children, a daughter Írildë and a son Hallatan. Hallatan would later become the father of Hallacar, the husband of Tar-Ancalimë, the first Ruling Queen of Númenor.[1]

Etymology

Cemendur is a Quenya name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it means "Servant of the Earth" and is a compound of kemen ("earth") and -(n)dur ("servant").[2]

Genealogy

Vardamir Nólimon
S.A. 61 - 471
Tar-Amandil
192 - 603
Nolondil
b. 222
Tar-Elendil
350 - 751
Yávien
b. 371
Oromendil
b. 382
Axantur
b. 395
Tar-Meneldur
543 - 942
Lindissë
b. 551
Ardamir
b. 562
CEMENDUR
b. 575
Tar-Aldarion
700 - 1098
Írildë
b. 700
Hallatan
b. 711
Tar-Ancalimë
873 - 1285
Hallacar
852 - 1211

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"
  2. Paul Strack, "Q. Cemendur m.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 18 January 2022)