A set of ridges extending from Meneltarma into each of the five regions (points of the “star”) of Númenor, translated “Roots of the Pillar” (UT/166). This name is a compound of tarma “pillar” and the plural form sundar, a variant sunda of sundo “base”.
place name. Roots of the Pillar
tarma noun "pillar" (SA:tar); Tarmasundar (þ) "the Roots of the Pillar", the slopes of Mt. Meneltarma in Númenor (UT:166)
- Tarma ✧ UT/166
pillar, standard, pole
tulwë noun "pillar, standard, pole" (LT1:270)