Noldorin 


place name. Stone of the World

Another name for Gondolin appearing in the poem “Song of Ælfwine” (LR/100) and in The Etymologies from the 1930s, where it was translated “Stone of the World”, a combination of gonn “stone” and amar “world” (Ety/GOND, MBAR).

Conceptual Development: The name G. Gondobar appeared in the earliest Lost Tales as one of the names of Gondolin with the translation “City of Stone” (LT2/158), a combination of gonn “stone” and -bar “home” (LT2A/Gondolin, LT1A/Eldamar).


  • Gondambar ✧ Ety/GOND (Gondambar)
  • Gonnobar ✧ Ety/GOND
Noldorin [Ety/GOND; Ety/MBAR; LRI/Gondobar] Group: Eldamo. Published by