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Q. oro n. “mount, mountain, hill” (Category: Hill, Mountain)

Q. oro, n. “mount, mountain, ⚠️hill” (Category: Hill, Mountain)

An element meaning “mountain” or “hill” given as a derivative of √ORO/RŌ (PE17/64, 83) and appearing in various Quenya compounds in the 1950s and 60s: Q. Orocarni “Red Mountains” (MR/77), Q. Orofarnë “Mountain Ash” (PE17/83), Q. oromandi “mountain dweller[s]” (PE16/96), and Q. Pelóri “Mountain Wall” (PE17/26). It also appeared as ᴱQ. oro “hill” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s as a derivative of the early root ᴱ√ORO¹ (QL/70).

See the discussion in the entry for Q. oron “mountain” for more details on the conceptual developments of this and related words.

References ✧ PE17/64, 83

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oro- prefix “hill” ✧ PE17/83

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OR/ORO > oro [oro] ✧ PE17/64

ᴱQ. oro n. “hill” (Category: Hill, Mountain)

See Q. oro for discussion.

References ✧ LT1/85; LT1A/Kalormë; PME/70; QL/70

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Toros plural ✧ LT1/85
orō- stem ✧ QL/70

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ᴱ√ORO¹ > oro [orō] > [oro] ✧ QL/70