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Gloss of the hour

balannor

place name. land of the Gods in the West

Changes

  • BalannorDor-Rodyn ✧ MR/200

Derivations

Cognates

  • ᴹQ. Valinor “Land of the Valar” ✧ Ety/BAL

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
On. Balandor > Balannor[balandor] > [balannor]✧ Ety/BAL
Noldorin [Ety/BAL; MR/200; PE19/059] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Túrin Túramarth i·Veleglind i eithro en estar i·Chîn Húrin i glinn hen agorer Edain mi Velerian, ach hí in Ellath îr ed epholar ------------------------------ Túrin ion Húrin Túramarth ar Nienor sel Morwen Níniel i chîn Húrin os i Veleglinn i edain agorer vi Veleriann ar in Ellath epholar eno vi Eressai ------------------------------ ar·phent Rían Tuor·na: man agorech? sí il chem en i Naugrim en ir Ellath thor den ammen

An ambiguous text from the late 1950s.

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