ᴹQ. Tiristemindon loc. “Minas Tirith”

ᴹQ. Tiristemindon, loc. “Minas Tirith”

A Quenya translation of Minas Tirith in linguistic notes from the 1940s (PE22/125). Its final element is clearly mindon “tower”, so its initial element tiriste most likely means, “watch, guard” as an abstraction of the verb tir- “to watch”.

Reference ✧ PE22/125 ✧ “Minas Tirith”


#tiriste “*watch, guard” ✧ PE22/125 (#Tiriste)
#mindon “(isolated) tower” ✧ PE22/125 (#mindon)

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