Q. Meneldur m. “*Servant of the Heavens”

Q. Meneldur, m. “*Servant of the Heavens”
The Quenya name of the fifth king of Númenor, a compound of menel “the heavens” and -(n)dur “-servant”, that is: “*Servant of the Heavens”. He adopted this name because of his love of star-lore (UT/219).

References ✧ LotRI/Tar-Meneldur; PMI/Meneldur, Tar-Meneldur; UT/210, 219; UTI/Meneldur, Tar-Meneldur

Elements

menel “the heavens, firmament, sky”
-(n)dur “ servant; to serve”