S. Handir m.

S. Handir, m.

The 5th chieftain of the Haladin (S/195), his name is a combination of (N.) hand “intelligent” and dîr¹ “man” (Ety/KHAN).

Conceptual Development: This name appeared as N. Handir in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s (SM/129, LR/139), and in The Etymologies it appeared with the derivation given above.

References ✧ SI; UTI; WJI

Elements

N. ?hand “seat”
dîr¹ “man”

N. Handir m.

See S. Handir for discussion.

References ✧ Ety/KHAN; LRI; SMI

Elements

hann “intelligent” ✧ Ety/KHAN
dîr “man, adult male; agental suffix”