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


From -n(d)úro "servant", Root NDŪ.[2]


See also


  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