ᴹQ. Númenos pn.

ᴹQ. Númenos, pn.

This name appeared in tales of the Fall of Númenor from the 1930s, first as the name of the island (LR/11) and then as the name of its capital city (LR/14). This name is a compound of númen “west” and osto “city”.

See Q. Armenelos for further discussion.

References ✧ LR/11, 14, 30; LRI; PMI; SDI2/Númenos




númen “west”
osto “city, town with wall round, fort”