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* [[Arandur]] = "[[Steward]]"<ref>{{HM|UT}}, [[Cirion and Eorl]]</ref> (literally "King-servant")
 
* [[Arandur]] = "[[Steward]]"<ref>{{HM|UT}}, [[Cirion and Eorl]]</ref> (literally "King-servant")
 
* [[Eärendur (Lord of Andúnië)|Eärendur]]/[[Earnur]] = "Servant of the [[Belegaer|Sea]], mariner"<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 386]]</ref>
 
* [[Eärendur (Lord of Andúnië)|Eärendur]]/[[Earnur]] = "Servant of the [[Belegaer|Sea]], mariner"<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 386]]</ref>
* [[Elendur]] = "Servant of the Elves"
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* [[Elendur (son of Isildur)|Elendur]] = "Servant of the Elves"
 
* [[Cemendur (son of Axantur)|Cemendur]] = *"Earth-servant" (i.e. farmer?)
 
* [[Cemendur (son of Axantur)|Cemendur]] = *"Earth-servant" (i.e. farmer?)
 
* [[Isildur]] = "Devoted to the Moon"
 
* [[Isildur]] = "Devoted to the Moon"

Latest revision as of 14:32, 3 October 2013

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

[edit] Etymology

From -n(d)úro "servant", Root NDŪ.[2]

[edit] Examples

[edit] See also

[edit] 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