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Calmindon was a massive lighthouse built upon Tol Uinen in the Bay of Rómenna.

History

Calmindon was built by the future King Aldarion who was then head of the Guild of Venturers in order to warn ships entering the bay.[1] It was destroyed along with Tol Uinen when Númenor was destroyed.[2][3]

Etymology

Calmindon was Elvish for 'Shining-tower' or 'Light-tower'.[4]

Translations around the world

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ጫልሚንዶን
Arabic چالميندون
Belarusian Cyrillic Калміндон
Bengali ক্যালমিন্দোন
Bulgarian Cyrillic Калминдон
Georgian კალმინდონი
Greek Καλμινδον
Gujarati ચલ્મિન્દોન્
Hebrew קאלמינדון
Hindi चालमिन्टन
Kannada ಕ್ಯಾಲ್ಮಿಂಡನ್
Kazakh Калміндон (Cyrillic) Kalmindon (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Калминдон
Macedonian Cyrillic Калминдон
Marathi कॅल्मिंडन
Mongolian Cyrillic Калминдон
Pashto چالمیندون
Persian کالمندون ?
Russian Цалминдон
Sanskrit चल्मिन्दोन्
Serbian Калминдон (Cyrillic) Kalmindon (Latin)
Sinhalese කැල්මින්ඩන්
Tajik Cyrillic Калминдон
Tamil சல்மிந்தொந்
Telugu చల్మిన్దొన
Ukrainian Cyrillic Калміндон
Urdu چالمیندون ?
Uzbek Калминдон (Cyrillic) Kalmindon (Latin)
Yiddish קאַלמינדאָן

References

  1. Unfinished Tales, Part Two: The Second Age, II: "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"
  2. The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
  3. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Third Age, "Introduction"
  4. Unfinished Tales, Index
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