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ᴱQ. osto n. “gates of the Sun” (Category: Sun)

⚠️ᴱQ. osto, n. “gates of the Sun” (Category: Sun)
Q. osto “fortress, stronghold, strong place; [ᴹQ.] city, town with wall round”

A word for “the gates of the Sun” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s derived from the root ᴱ√OŘO [OÐO], also the basis for ᴱQ. ōre “dawn”; Tolkien considered transferring it to the root ᴱ√OSO², the basis for wall and town words (QL/70-71).

References ✧ LT1A/Oromë; QL/71


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Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√OŘO > osto [oðtō] > [oðto] > [ozto] > [osto] ✧ QL/71