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'''Inziladûn''' was the original name of [[Tar-Palantir]], given to him by his father [[Gimilzôr]].   
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'''Inziladûn''' was the original name of [[Tar-Palantir]], given to him by his father [[Ar-Gimilzôr|Gimilzôr]].<ref>{{UT|Kings}}, XXIII ''Ar-Gimilzôr''</ref> Its transliteration is ''Númellótë''.<ref>{{UT|Kings}}, note 13</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The word '''''inziladûn''''' is an [[Adûnaic]] word meaning "flower of the west", derived from ''[[inzil]]'', "flower", and ''[[adûn]]'', "west".
 
The word '''''inziladûn''''' is an [[Adûnaic]] word meaning "flower of the west", derived from ''[[inzil]]'', "flower", and ''[[adûn]]'', "west".
  
However, as ''inzil'' comes first, it is standing in object position; the meaning actually is "West of the Flower".<ref>
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However, as ''inzil'' comes first, it is standing in object position; the meaning actually is "West of the Flower".<ref>http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html</ref>
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Latest revision as of 05:54, 10 December 2012

Inziladûn was the original name of Tar-Palantir, given to him by his father Gimilzôr.[1] Its transliteration is Númellótë.[2]

[edit] Etymology

The word inziladûn is an Adûnaic word meaning "flower of the west", derived from inzil, "flower", and adûn, "west".

However, as inzil comes first, it is standing in object position; the meaning actually is "West of the Flower".[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor", XXIII Ar-Gimilzôr
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Line of Elros: Kings of Númenor", note 13
  3. http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html