Beneath Trees of Gold: 5. Naming the Original Characters

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5. Naming the Original Characters

Naming the Original Characters

A list with the names of the original characters who have made an appearance or were mentioned in this story, along with name meanings. In the list are also featured non-canon Sindarin names for both people and constellations. Names marked with an asterisk are constructed by me.

    Arvinion
* – Ranger of Ithilien; older brother of Damhir and Idrin; nephew of Denethor II. His name means noble first son; from the Sindarin words ar=noble, min=one, and iôn=son.
    Athenir – healer at the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith. His name means helpful man; from the Sindarin words athae=helpful, and dîr=man.
    Berenil –
wife of Angbor of Lamedon. Her name means bold one; from the Sindarin word beren=bold, and the feminine suffix -il.
    Brogdir* Gondorian name for the constellation corresponding to Boötes. The name means bear watcher; from the Sindarin words brôg=bear, and tirn=watcher.
    Camaen – healer at the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith. His name means skilled hand; from the Sindarin words cam=hand, and maen=skilled.
    Damhir
* – Ranger of Ithilien; brother of Arvinion and Idrin; nephew of Denethor II. His name means hammer lord; a simplified form of the name Damhír; from the Sindarin words dam=hammer, and hîr=lord.
    Faradon
– son of Silvain and Túron, later raised to the heavens as the constellation Meglion. His name means hunter; from the Sindarin word farad=hunting, and the masculine suffix -on.
    Gorchir
* name given to Sauron by Men during the First Age. The name means werewolf lord; from the Sindarin words gaur=werewolf, and hîr=lord.
    Grewil – Gondorian name for the Valacirca; constellation corresponding to Ursa Major. The name means female bear; from the Sindarin word graw=bear, and the feminine suffix -il.
    Idrin
* – healer at the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith; younger sister of Arvinion and Damhir; niece of Denethor II. Her name means sparkling dew; a Sindarin form of the Quenya name Itarin; from the Quenya verb ita-=to sparkle, and rin=dew.
    Meglion* – Gondorian name for the constellation corresponding to Ursa Minor. The name means bear son; from the Sindarin words meglí=bear, and iôn=son.
    Narw
ë healer at the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith. Her name means red-haired one; from the Quenya word narwa=red-haired, and the feminine suffix -ë.
    Silvain* – mortal woman who was cursed into a bear by Sauron during the First Age, later raised to the heavens as the constellation Grewil. Her name means shining beauty; from the Sindarin verb síla-=to shine white, and bain=beautiful.
    Thaldor* – betrothed of Idrin slain in battle before the Ring War. His name means stalwart and noble; from the Sindarin words thala=stalwart, and taur=noble.
    Tirhael* healer at the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith. His name means wise watcher; from the Sindarin words tirn=watcher, and sael=wise.
    TúronElf of Beleriand who fell in love with the mortal Silvain, later raised to the heavens as the constellation Brogdir. His name means strong one; from the Sindarin word tû=strength, and the masculine suffix -ron.


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Certh

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/13/13

Original Post: 02/10/13

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