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Qenya 


place name. Kôr

Name of the hill where Túna, the city of the Elves in Valinor, was located in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s (SM/45, LR/222). In The Etymologies it was derived from the root ᴹ√KOR “round” (Ety/KOR).

Conceptual Development: In the earliest Lost Tales, ᴱQ. Kôr was the name of the city as well as the hill.


  • KôrTúna ✧ MR/180
  • CôrKôr ✧ SMI/Côr
  • KôrTûn ✧ WJI/Tûn


  • N. Caur “Kôr” ✧ Ety/KOR; Ety/KOR


  • ᴹ√KOR “round” ✧ Ety/KOR
  • ᴹ✶kǭro “Kôr” ✧ EtyAC/KOR
    • ᴹ√KOR “round” ✧ Ety/KOR

Element in

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√KOR > Kôr[kōr]✧ Ety/KOR
ᴹ✶koro > Kôr[kōro] > [kōr]✧ EtyAC/KOR


  • Côr ✧ SMI/Côr
Qenya [Ety/KOR; EtyAC/KOR; LRI/Kôr; MR/180; MRI/Kôr; SM/086; SMI/Côr; TII/Kôr; WJI/Kôr; WJI/Tûn] Group: Eldamo. Published by