Q. Númellótë m. “Flower of the West”

Q. Númellótë, m. “Flower of the West”

The secret Quenya birth-name of Inziladûn translated “Flower of the West”, later called Tar-Palantir when he became the 24th ruler of Númenor (UT/227). This name is a compound of númen “west” and lótë “flower”, with the final -n of númen assimilate to the l.

References ✧ UT/227; UTI



númen “west, direction or region of the sunset, occident, (lit.) going down” assimilated
lótë “flower, single blossom”