Yávien

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Yávien
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic, Sindarin and Quenya
BirthS.A. 371
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageNolondil
SiblingsOromendil and Axantur
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Yávien was the only daughter and oldest child of Nolondil, the brother of Tar-Amandil, King of Númenor. Almost nothing is known of her life.[1]

Etymology

Yávien is a Quenya name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it is a compound of yávë ("fruit") and the feminine suffix ien (feminine ending, feminine patronymic, "-daughter").[2]

Genealogy

Vardamir Nólimon
S.A. 61 - 471
Tar-Amandil
192 - 603
Vardilmë
b. 203
Aulendil
b. 213
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

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