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-ndur

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-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][3]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", -(n)dur
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 376, entry "NDŪ-"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 38