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Vëantur

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'''Vëantur''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[veˈantur]}}) was a famous navigator of early [[Númenórean]] history, who served as [[Captain of the King's Ships]] under [[Tar-Elendil]], the fourth [[King of Númenor]]. He was the first of the [[Númenóreans]] to achieve the voyage back to [[Middle-earth]], reaching the [[Grey Havens]] in his ship [[Entulessë]] in the six hundredth year of the [[Second Age]]. He had a daughter, [[Almarian]], who married [[Tar-Meneldur]], the fifth King of Númenor.
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'''Vëantur''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[veˈantur]}}) was a famous navigator of early [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] history, who served as [[Captain of the King's Ships]] under [[Tar-Elendil]], the fourth [[King of Númenor]]. He was the first of the [[Númenóreans]] to achieve the voyage back to [[Middle-earth]], reaching the [[Grey Havens]] in his ship [[Entulessë]] in the six hundredth year of the [[Second Age]]. He had a daughter, [[Almarian]], who married [[Tar-Meneldur]], the fifth King of Númenor.
  
 
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==Etymology==

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Vëantur
Númenórean
Biographical Information
BirthEarly Second Age
Family
ChildrenAlmarian
Physical Description
GenderMale

Vëantur (Q, pron. [veˈantur]) was a famous navigator of early Númenórean history, who served as Captain of the King's Ships under Tar-Elendil, the fourth King of Númenor. He was the first of the Númenóreans to achieve the voyage back to Middle-earth, reaching the Grey Havens in his ship Entulessë in the six hundredth year of the Second Age. He had a daughter, Almarian, who married Tar-Meneldur, the fifth King of Númenor.

Etymology

Vëantur's name means either "Commander of Men" or "Manly Commander" in Quenya (from vëan, 'man', 'manliness' and -ntur, meaning 'commander').

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