Earlier name of Calenardhon in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (WR/155), perhaps a mix-language combination of N. calen “green” and ᴹQ. arda “realm”. It also appeared as Kalinarda (WR/156), which might be the pure Quenya form of the name as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/§3.17).
place name. Kalenarda
Word Gloss calen “green, (orig.) bright-coloured” arda “realm, region”
- Kalen(arda) ✧ WR/155
- Kalinarda ✧ WR/156; WRI/Calenardhon