N. Elennor loc. “*Elf-land”

N. Elennor, loc. “*Elf-land”

A Noldorin name for Ilk. Eglador appearing in the Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/ELED), apparently a combination of Eledh “Elf” and (n)dôr “land”, with the dh lost because [ð] vanished before nasals in Noldorin.

Reference ✧ Ety/ELED

Elements

Eledh “Star-folk, Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED
dôr “land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live”

Cognates

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶Eledandore > Eleðndor > Elennor [eledandore] > [eleðandore] > [eleðandor] > [eleðndor] > [elendor] > [elennor] ✧ Ety/ELED