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eya'rnil
The 'e' and 'a' sounds in Eärnil's name are pronounced as separate syllables, so rhymes with 'sayer' not 'sea'.
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'Devoted to the Sea'
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Eärnil I

Second of Gondor’s Ship-kings

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Kings of Gondor

The thirteenth King of Gondor, the nephew of the the childless Tarannon Falastur. The second of the four 'Ship-kings', he captured Umbar for Gondor, but was lost in a storm off its coast.


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The date of Eärnil's birth appears only in The History of Middle-earth volume XII, The Peoples of Middle-earth. It cannot therefore be considered completely reliable.

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