A Noldorin name for Ilk. Eglador appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/ELED), apparently a combination of Eledh “Elf” and (n)dôr “land”, with the dh lost because [[n|[ð] vanished before nasals]] in Noldorin.
place name. *Elf-land
- Ilk. Eglador “Land of the Elves” ✧ Ety/ELED
- ᴹ✶Eledandore “*Elf-land” ✧ Ety/ELED
Word Gloss Eledh “Star-folk, Elf” dôr “land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live”
Development Stages Sources ᴹ✶Eledandore > Eleðndor > Elennor [eledandore] > [eleðandore] > [eleðandor] > [eleðndor] > [elendor] > [elennor] ✧ Ety/ELED