S. Aranuir m.

S. Aranuir, m.

The 3rd chieftain of the Dúnedain (LotR/1038). The initial element of his name may be aran “king” and its final element might be (N.) uir “eternity” (as suggested by David Salo, GS/341).

Conceptual Development: In the draft of Appendix A of the Lord of the Rings, his name was first given as Aranuil, revised to Aranuir (PM/211).

References ✧ LotRI; PMI

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aran? “king, lord, chief, (lit.) high or noble person”
N. uir? “eternity”