Lindissë

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Lindissë
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
BirthS.A. 551
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageAxantur
SiblingsArdamir and Cemendur
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Lindissë was the first child and only daughter of Axantur, a nobleman of Númenor. Her great-nephew Hallacar would marry Tar-Ancalimë, the first Ruling Queen of Númenor. Almost nothing is known about her life.[1]

Etymology[edit]

Lindissë is a Quenya name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it means "Singer" and is a compound of lindë ("singing", "song", "musical sound") and the feminine suffix -issë (ending in feminine names).[2]

Genealogy[edit]

 
 
 
 
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. Lindissë f.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 21 January 2022)