Hatholdir

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Hatholdir
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
BirthBefore S.A. 799
Family
Housedescended from the House of Hador
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]

Etymology[edit]

Hatholdir is a Sindarin name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it means "Axe-man" and is a compound of hathol ("axe") and dîr ("man").[2]

Genealogy[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Elendil
350 - 751
 
Vëantur
b. 451
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Meneldur
543 - 942
 
Almarian
unknown
 
 
 
HATHOLDIR
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Erendis
771 - 985
 
Tar-Aldarion
700 - 1098
 
Almiel
b. 729
 
Ailinel
b. 712
 
Orchaldor
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Ancalimë
873 - 1285
 
Hallacar
852 - 1211
 
 
 
 
 
Soronto
b. 799
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Anárion
1003 - 1404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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