Vëantur was the Númenórean captain of the royal fleet of Tar-Elendil. He was likewise grandfather of Tar-Aldarion. Vëantur was also the commander of the first ship that returned to Middle-earth.

Biography Edit

Vëantur was a great Mariner and Navigator, serving as Captain of the King's Ships under Tar-Elendil, the fourth King of Númenor, and the first of the Númenoreans to achieve a voyage back to Middle-earth, in the year SA 600 of the Second Age. His ships' names were Entulessë and Númerrámar, which were docked at a quay attached to his house, located in the southern side of the firth of Rómenna. On his subsequent travels, he became friendly with a man named Anardil, later Tar-Aldarion, who accompanied him to Lindon in SA 725. He had a daughter named Almarian who married Tar-Meneldur, relating him to the royal family.[1][2][3]

Translations around the World Edit

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ቬኣንቱር
Arabic فينتر
Armenian Վեանտուր
Belarusian Cyrillic Вёантур
Bulgarian Cyrillic Веантур
Cambodian វេានតុរ ?
Dari وهانتور
Georgian ვეანტური
Greek Υεαντυρ ?
Gujarati વેઅન્તુર
Hebrew ויאנתור
Hindi वेअन्तुर
Kannada ವೆಅನ್ತುರ್
Kazakh Cyrillic Веантұр
Kurdish ڤه‌انتور (Arabic script) Veantur (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Вэантур
Macedonian Cyrillic Веантур
Marathi वेअन्तुर
Mongolian Cyrillic Вёантур
Nepalese वेअन्तुर
Pashto وېانتور
Persian وهانتور ?
Punjabi ਵੇਅਨ੍ਤੁਰ
Russian Вэантур
Serbian Веантур (Cyrillic) Veantur (Latin)
Sinhalese වෙඅන්තුර්
Tajik Cyrillic Веантур
Tamil வெஅந்துர்
Telugu వెఅన్తుర
Ukrainian Cyrillic Веантур
Urdu وینٹور
Uzbek Веантур (Cyrillic) Veantur (Latin)
Yiddish וועאַנטור

References Edit

  1. Unfinished Tales, Part Two: The Second Age, I: "A Description of the Island of Númenor"
  2. Unfinished Tales, Part Two: The Second Age, II: "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"
  3. Unfinished Tales, Part Two: The Second Age, III: "The Line of Elros: The Kings of Númenor", from the founding of the City of Armenelos to the Downfall
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