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}}'''Fuinur''' was a [[Man]] of [[Númenor]] who fell under the influence of [[Sauron]] during the time the [[Dark Lord]] dwelt on that island. Fuinur sailed east to [[Middle-earth]], apparently with a companion named [[Herumor (Black Númenórean)|Herumor]], and settled in the southern region known as the [[Harad]]. These two became lords in [[Middle-earth]] who served Sauron after he returned to [[Mordor]], and held power over the [[Haradrim]].
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'''Fuinur''' was a [[Númenórean]] who had been turned towards darkness after [[Sauron]] had been brought to [[Númenor]]. He then journeyed to [[Middle-earth]] and rose to power among the [[Haradrim]]. When Sauron returned to [[Middle-earth]] and assailed the realm of [[Gondor]], Fuinur and a fellow [[Black Númenórean]] named [[Herumor (Black Númenórean)|Herumor]] apparently joined Sauron's forces.<ref>{{S|Rings}}</ref>
 
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''Fuinur'' apparently means "Man of Shadow" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[fuinë]]'', 'shadow', and ''[[-ur]]'', a masculine suffix).
 
''Fuinur'' apparently means "Man of Shadow" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[fuinë]]'', 'shadow', and ''[[-ur]]'', a masculine suffix).
 
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''Fuinur'' is misprint as ''Fuinar'' in ''[[The Silmarillion]]'' appendix.
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Revision as of 05:22, 10 August 2011

Fuinur
Númenórean
Biographical Information
AffiliationBlack Númenóreans
BirthLate Second Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Fuinur was a Númenórean who had been turned towards darkness after Sauron had been brought to Númenor. He then journeyed to Middle-earth and rose to power among the Haradrim. When Sauron returned to Middle-earth and assailed the realm of Gondor, Fuinur and a fellow Black Númenórean named Herumor apparently joined Sauron's forces.[1]

Etymology

Fuinur apparently means "Man of Shadow" in Quenya (from fuinë, 'shadow', and -ur, a masculine suffix).

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age"