Q. Taras Lúna loc. “*Dark Tower”

Q. Taras Lúna, loc. “*Dark Tower”

A Quenya translation of S. Barad-dûr (LotR/1038), a combination of taras “tower” and lúna “*dark” (PE17/22). Tolkien did not translate the name, so this entry assume it has the same meaning as its Sindarin equivalent.

Reference ✧ PE17/22 ✧ Taras Lūna

Elements

taras “great towering building (fort/city/castle), tower; mount, hill” ✧ PE17/22
lúna “*dark” ✧ PE17/22 (Lūna)

Cognates