ᴱQ. Murmenalda loc. “Vale of Sleep”
The valley where Men first awoke in the earliest Lost Tales, glossed “Vale of Sleep” (LT1/233). It is a combination of murme “sleep” and nalda “valley” as suggested by Christopher Tolkien (LT1A/Murmenalda).
See Q. Hildórien for further discussion.
References ✧ LT1/233; LT1A/Murmenalda; LT1I; SMI
|murme||“slumber, sleep”||✧ LT1A/Murmenalda|
|nalda||“lowly, valley (aj.), dale (aj.)”||✧ LT1A/Murmenalda|