ᴱQ. Areandor loc. “(Land of) Desert”

⚠️ᴱQ. Arëandor, loc. “(Land of) Desert”

A Qenya name for ᴱIlk. Aryador “Land of Shadow” in the Qenya and Gnomish Lexicons and the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa from the 1910s (QL/32, GL/20). In the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa, it was glossed “(Land of) Desert” (PEM/32), a compound of arean “wilderness” and nóre “land”. It also appeared in the variant forms Areanóre and Areanor. A similar form ᴹQ. Aryandor appeared in linguistic notes from the early 1930s, where its primitive form ᴹ✶arʒāndōrē was said to mean “Dread Land” (PE21/32).

References ✧ GL/20; LT1A/Aryador; PE12/27; PME/32; QL/32




arean “wilderness, deserted place” ✧ PME/32
nóre “(native) land, nation, family, country”