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ᴺS. !aemar n. “rookery, colony of birds” (Category: Bird)

ᴺS. !aemar, n. “rookery, colony of birds” [created by Paul Strack] (Category: Bird)
See G. aivor for discussion.


S. aew “(small) bird”
S. bâr “home, house, dwelling”

G. aivor n. “rookery, colony of birds” (Category: Bird)

The words G. aivor and aivin appeared in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s with the glosses “rookery, colony of birds” (GL/17). The gloss of aivor was initially “nest”, and the form aivin was originally aivar, but Tolkien edited the entry to remove the gloss “nest” and change {aivar >>} aivin.

Neo-Sindarin: I’d adapt this word as ᴺS. aemar “rookery, colony of birds”, related to S. aew “bird” with the second element being S. bâr (mb-) “home”.

References ✧ GL/17