Duinhir of Morthond
Other Names: Duinhir the Tall
Location(s): Morthond (Blackroot) Vale
Type/Kind: Dunadan of Gondor
Title(s): Lord of Morthond
end of Third Age
A lord of Gondor from Morthond; both his sons died in the Battle of the Pelennor:
And so the companies came and were hailed and cheered and passed through the Gate, men of the Outlands marching to defend the City of Gondor in a dark hour.... From the uplands of Morthond, the great Blackroot Vale, tall Duinhir with his sons, Duilin and Derufin, and five hundred bowmen.
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 1, Minas Tirith
[Both] Duilin of Morthond and his brother were trampled to death when they assailed the mûmakil, leading their bowmen close to shoot at the eyes of the monsters.
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 6, The Battle of the Pelennor Fields
duin '(long) river' in Anduin, Baranduin, Esgalduin, Malduin, Taur-im-Duinath....
heru 'lord' in Herumor, Herunúmen; Sindarin hir in Gonnhirrim, Rohirrim, Barahir; híril 'lady' in Hírilorn.
The Silmarillion, Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names
Elena Tiriel 10Feb08