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'''''-ndur, -nur''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to indicate faithful service or servitude.
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'''''-ndur, -nur''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to indicate faithful service or servitude.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''-(n)dur''</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
From ''[[núro|-n(d)úro]]'' "servant", [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NDŪ]].<ref>{{VT|45}}, p.38</ref>
 
From ''[[núro|-n(d)úro]]'' "servant", [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NDŪ]].<ref>{{VT|45}}, p.38</ref>
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* [[Arandur]] = "[[Steward]]"<ref>{{HM|UT}}, [[Cirion and Eorl]]</ref> (literally "King-servant")
 
* [[Arandur]] = "[[Steward]]"<ref>{{HM|UT}}, [[Cirion and Eorl]]</ref> (literally "King-servant")
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*''[[núro]]
 
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*''[[dûr]]''
 
*''[[dûr]]''
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
 
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[[Category:Quenya suffixes]]
 
[[Category:Quenya suffixes]]

Revision as of 18:24, 21 October 2012

-ndur, -nur is a Quenya suffix added to names to indicate faithful service or servitude.[1]

Etymology

From -n(d)úro "servant", Root NDŪ.[2]

Examples

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", -(n)dur
  2. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p.38
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, Cirion and Eorl
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 386