Quenya 

hasta-

mar

#hasta- vb. "mar"(verbal stem isolated from the passive participle hastaina "marred"). (MR:254)

mar

earth

mar (1) noun "earth" (world), also "home, dwelling, mansion". Stem mard- (VT46:13, PE17:64), also seen in the ablative Mardello "from earth" (FS); the word is used with a more limited sense in oromardi "high halls" (sg. oromar, PM17:64), referring to the dwellings of Manwë and Varda on Mt. Taniquetil (Nam, RGEO:66). The initial element of Mardorunando (q.v.) may be the genitive mardo (distinguish mardo "dweller"). May be more or less identical to már "home, house, dwelling" (of persons or peoples; in names like Val(i)mar, Vinyamar, Mar-nu-Falmar, Mardil) (SA:bar, VT45:33, VT47:6). Már is however unlikely to have the stem-form mard-; a "Qenya" genitive maren appears in the phrase hon-maren, q.v., suggesting that its stem is mar-. A possible convention could therefore be to use már (mar-) for "home, house" (also when = household, family as in Mardil, q.v.), whereas mar (mard-) is used for for "earth, world". Early "Qenya" has mar (mas-) "dwelling of men, the Earth, -land" (LT1:251); notice that in LotR-style Quenya, a word in -r cannot have a stem-form in -s-.

már

noun. home, dwelling, habitation, *[ᴹQ.] house, *earth
Quenya [PE17/106; PE17/164; PE19/076; SA/bar; VT47/06] Group: Eldamo. Published by

már

home, house, dwelling

már (mar-) (2) noun "home, house, dwelling" (also "house" in the sense of family as in Mardil, q.v.). See mar above for references. In Mar-nu-Falmar, Mardil, and as final element in Eldamar, Fanyamar, Valimar, Vinyamar..

ambar

a-mbar

ambar (1) ("a-mbar") noun "oikumenē [Greek: the earth as the human habitation], Earth, world" (MBAR), stem ambar- (PE17:66), related to and associated with mar "home, dwelling" (VT45:33); in VT46:13 the latter glosses are possibly also ascribed to the word ambar itself (the wording is not clear). The form ambaren also listed in the Etymologies was presumably intended as the genitive singular at the time of writing (in LotR-style Quenya it would rather be the dative singular); in the printed version in LR, the misreading "ambaron" appears (see VT45:33). Ambar-metta noun "the end of the world" (EO); spelt ambarmetta in VT44:36. The element #umbar in Tarumbar "King of the World" (q.v.) would seem to be a variant of ambar, just like ambar #2 "doom" also alternates with umbar (see below).

Mardil

(one) devoted to the house

Mardil masc. name, "(one) devoted to the house", sc. the "house" of the kings (Appendix A; interpreted in Letters:386). This indicates that the first element can mean "house" in the sense of family or household (see mar, már). This Mardil is described as a good steward, possibly suggesting that mardil ("one devoted to the house/family") could itself function as a common noun "(faithful) steward".

oromar

high (lofty) dwelling, hall

oromar (oromard-) noun "high (lofty) dwelling, hall" (PM17:63-64), pl oromardi "high halls" or "high mansions" in Namárië (cf. RGEO:66, PE17:64), referring to the mansions of Manwë and Varda upon Mt. Taniquetil. See mar #1. Distinguish oromardi noun "mountain-dwellers" (PE16:96), pl. of *oromar(d-).

mar(da)

noun. house, dwelling, residence, mansion, a thing or place dwelt in, home, *[ᴱQ.] world
Quenya [MR/385; PE17/064; PE17/107; PE17/163; PE17/164; PE21/76; PE21/80; VT44/17] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-sta¹

suffix. land, *part, *[ᴹQ.] close grouping
Quenya [UT/165; VT39/16; VT39/20; VT42/30] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mál

noun. grit
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

mélamar

home

mélamar noun "home", Exilic Quenya word of emotional sense: place of ones birth or the familiar places from which one has been separated (PE17:109). Mélamarimma noun "Our Home", an expression used by Exilic Noldor for Aman.

hún

noun. earth
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

kemen

earth

kemen noun "earth"; see cemen.

Mardorunando

redeemer of the world

Mardorunando noun "Redeemer of the world" (VT44:17). Unless the initial element mardo- is a distinct and otherwise unattested word for "world", it may be the genitive form of mar (mard-) "earth", q.v.

Mar-nu-Falmar

home under waves

Mar-nu-Falmar noun "Home under Waves", name of the sunken Númenor (Silm). See mar, már.

coa

noun. house, outhouse, shed, hut, booth, building used for a dwelling or other purposes, †body
Quenya [PE17/107; PE17/108; PE17/164; PE17/174; PE17/175; PE17/177; VT47/35; VT49/23; WJ/369] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ndor

land

-ndor, final element in compounds: "land" (Letters:308, UT:253)

-ndor

suffix. land, country
Quenya [Let/308; Let/383; LotR/1131; PE17/080; PE17/081; SA/dôr; UT/253] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-nor

suffix. land, country
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

cemi

earth, soil, land

cemi noun "earth, soil, land"; Cémi ("k")"Mother Earth" (LT1:257; the "Qenya" word cemi would correspond to cemen in LotR-style Quenya)

nór

land

nór noun "land" (stem nor-, PE17:106) this is land as opposed to water and sea (nor in Letters:308). Cf. nórë.

nór

noun. land
Quenya [PE17/106; WJ/413] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nóre

noun. land
Quenya [PE 22:116, 124] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

nórë

noun. land, country, †people, race, tribe, *[ᴹQ.] region where certain people live, *[ᴱQ.] nation, *[Q.] †people, *[ᴹQ.] folk, *[ᴱQ.] family
Quenya [Let/303; Let/361; PE17/072; PE17/080; PE17/106; PE17/107; PE17/169; PE17/181; PE19/076; SA/dôr; UT/305; UT/317; WJ/369; WJ/413] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nórë

land

nórë noun "land" (associated with a particular people) (WJ:413), "country, land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live, race, clan" (NŌ, NDOR, BAL), also used = "race, tribe, people" (SA:dôr, PE17:169; however, the normal word for "people" is lië). Early "Qenya" hasnórë "native land, nation, family, country" (in compounds -nor) (LT1:272)

os

house, cottage

os (ost-) noun "house, cottage" (LT2:336; hardly valid in LotR-style Quenya writers may use coa or már)

indo

house

indo (2) noun "house" (LT2:343), probably obsoleted by #1 above (in Tolkiens later Quenya, the word for "house" appears as coa).

Sindarin 

bar

noun. home, house, dwelling
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

bardh

noun. home
Sindarin [PE17/164] Group: Eldamo. Published by

bardh

home

{ð}_ n. _home, the (proper) place for one (or a community) to dwell in.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:164] < *_mbar_ or _mbardă_ < MBAR settle. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

bâr

noun. home, house, dwelling, *[N.] earth
Sindarin [MR/373; PE17/097; PE17/109; PE17/163; PE17/164; S/203; SA/bar; SD/129; UT/040; UT/054; UT/100; WJ/379; WJ/414; WJ/418] Group: Eldamo. Published by

cae

noun. earth
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

cae

noun. earth

This word is indeclinable, according to the Etymologies

Sindarin [Ety/363, X/OE] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

ceven

noun. Earth
Sindarin [VT/44:21,27] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

car(dh)

noun. house
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

dor

noun. land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live

The form dor in the Etymologies is a misreading, see VT/45. In composition and in toponyms, the word is nevertheless reduced to Dor

Sindarin [Ety/376, S/430, WJ/413, Letters/417, VT/45:38, R] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

dôr

noun. land, *[N.] region where certain people live, *[ᴱN.] country, *[G.] people of the land
Sindarin [Let/417; Let/427; MR/200; PE17/133; PE17/164; RC/384; S/121; S/188; SA/dôr; SI/Doriath; UT/245; UTI/Doriath; WJ/192; WJ/370; WJ/413] Group: Eldamo. Published by

dôr

noun. land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live

The form dor in the Etymologies is a misreading, see VT/45. In composition and in toponyms, the word is nevertheless reduced to Dor

Sindarin [Ety/376, S/430, WJ/413, Letters/417, VT/45:38, R] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

nost

noun. house, family
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

sennas

noun. guesthouse
Sindarin [RC/523] "resting place", from *send, *senn (SED) ?. Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

ennorath

noun. central lands, middle-earth
Sindarin [LotR/E, LotR/II:I, RGEO/72-75] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

* noss

house

(family) 1) noss (construct nos, pl. nyss) (family, clan), 2) nost (pl. nyst) (family) (PM:360), 3) nothrim (family); no distinct pl. form (PM:360)

* car

house

(building, dwelling-place) 1) car or cardh (i gar[dh], o char[dh]) (building), pl. cerdh (i cherdh) or cair (i chair). Note: cardh also means "deed, feat". Therefore, the form car may be preferred for clarity. 2) adab (building), pl. edaib. In ”Noldorin”, the plural was edeb. 3)

* bâr

home

bâr (dwelling, house, family; land, earth) (i mâr, o mbâr, construct bar), pl. bair (i mbair). Also -bar, -mar at the end of compounds.

* bâr

house

bâr (dwelling, home, family; land, earth) (i mâr, o mbâr, construct bar), pl. bair (i mbair). Also -bar, -mar at the end of compounds.

* cae

noun. earth
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

* ceven

earth

1) ceven (i geven, o cheven), pl. cevin (i chevin) (VT48:23), 2) (world) Amar (archaic Ambar), pl. Emair; 3) bâr (dwelling, house, home, family; land) (i mâr, o mbâr, construct bar), pl. bair (i mbair). Also -bar, -mar at the end of compounds. 4) (maybe ”earth” as substance) cae (i gae, o chae). No distinct pl. form even if there is a pl., except with article (i chae). For ”earth” as a substance, see also SOIL.

* dôr

land

1) dôr (i nôr, construct dor) (dwelling place, region), pl. dŷr (i ndŷr), coll. pl. dorath (WJ:413), 2) bâr (dwelling, house, home, family; earth) (i mâr, o mbâr, construct bar), pl. bair (i mbair). Also -bar, -mar at the end of compounds.

* ennor

place name. central land, middle-earth
Sindarin [LotR/E, X/ND2] Published by

Telerin 

cava

noun. house
Telerin [WJ/369] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Nandorin 

* dóri-

noun. land

Isolated from Lindórinan. The independent form of the word may differ; it is unclear where the i of the compound Lindórinan comes from. In the Etymologies, the Eldarin words for "land" are derived from a stem NDOR "dwell, stay, rest, abide" (LR:376).

No Nandorin word is there listed, but Sindarin dor is derived from primitive ndorê. Notice, however, that Tolkien many years later derived the Eldarin words for "land" from a stem DORO "dried up, hard, unyielding" (WJ:413). However, this later source does confirm that the Primitive Quendian form was ndorê, now thought to be formed by initial enrichment d > nd. This is defined as "the hard, dry land as opposed to water or bog", later developing the meaning "land in general as opposed to sea", and finally also "a land" as a particular region, "with more or less defined bounds".

Whether dóri- actually comes from ndorê is highly doubtful (this would rather yield *dora in Nandorin), but it must be derived from the same set of stems.

Nandorin [H. Fauskanger (LR:376, WJ:413)] < Lindórinan. Published by

Adûnaic

dâira

noun. Earth

A noun translated as “Earth” in the final version of the Lament of Akallabêth (SD/247). It may be related to S. dôr “land”, as suggested by Carl Hostetter and Patrick Wynn (AAD/13).

Conceptual Development: In the Lament of Akallabêth (first draft), this noun appeared as kamāt (SD/311).

Adûnaic [SD/247] Group: Eldamo. Published by

thâni

noun. land

A noun translated “land” (SD/435) appearing in the Adûnaic names for the Blessed Realm: Amatthâni and thâni’nAmân. Its Primitive Adûnaic form was also ✶thāni, though its primitive was glossed “realm" (SD/420).

Adûnaic [SD/435] Group: Eldamo. Published by

zâyan

noun. land

An Adûnaic word for “land” (SD/423). It has an irregular plural form zâin which is the result of the phonetic change (SD/423): [[pad|medial [w] and [j] vanished before [u] and [i]]]. Thus, the archaic plural changed from †zâyîn > zâîn > zâin.

Conceptual Development: In earlier names this word appeared as zen (SD/378, 385).

Adûnaic [SD/423; SD/429; SD/435] Group: Eldamo. Published by

zadan

noun. house

A noun translated “house” and fully declined as an example of a Strong I noun (SD/430).

Adûnaic [SD/430] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Noldorin 

amar

noun. earth
Noldorin [Ety/372] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

amar

noun. Earth
Noldorin [Ety/MBAR] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ambar

noun. earth
Noldorin [Ety/372] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

car

noun. house, building
Noldorin [Ety/362] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

bár

noun. home, earth
Noldorin [Ety/GAWA; Ety/MBAR; Ety/TAN; EtyAC/MBAR; PE22/035; PE22/036; WR/380] Group: Eldamo. Published by

cardh

noun. house, building
Noldorin [Ety/362] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

coe

noun. earth
Noldorin [Ety/KEM; EtyAC/KEM] Group: Eldamo. Published by

coe

noun. earth

This word is indeclinable, according to the Etymologies

Noldorin [Ety/363, X/OE] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

car(dh)

noun. house
Noldorin [Ety/KAR] Group: Eldamo. Published by

dor

noun. land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live

The form dor in the Etymologies is a misreading, see VT/45. In composition and in toponyms, the word is nevertheless reduced to Dor

Noldorin [Ety/376, S/430, WJ/413, Letters/417, VT/45:38, R] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

dôr

noun. land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live
Noldorin [Ety/NDOR; Ety/PHAU; Ety/THŌN; EtyAC/NDOR; LR/265; PE22/033; PE22/036; PE22/038] Group: Eldamo. Published by

gobel

noun. walled house or village, town
Noldorin [Ety/380] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

Beware, older languages below! The languages below were invented during Tolkien's earlier period and should be used with caution. Remember to never, ever mix words from different languages!

Primitive elvish

mart

adverb. homewards
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

ndor

root. land, hard, firm, [ᴹ√] dwell, stay, rest, abide
Primitive elvish [PE17/026; PE17/072; PE17/106; PE17/107; PE17/167; PE17/181] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mbard(a)

adverb. home, homeward
Primitive elvish [PE21/76] Group: Eldamo. Published by

keme

noun. earth
Primitive elvish [PE21/80] Group: Eldamo. Published by

kemen

noun. earth
Primitive elvish [PE21/71] Group: Eldamo. Published by

kēm

verb. earth
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

(n)dor

root. land, hard, firm
Primitive elvish [PE17/026.0414; PE17/072.2808; PE17/106.3303; PE17/107.0913; PE17/167.2601; PE17/167.2701; PE17/181.2913] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ndorē

noun. land
Primitive elvish [Let/384; PE17/106; PE17/107; PE17/164; PE19/076; SA/dôr; VT42/04; WJ/413] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ndōro

noun. land
Primitive elvish [WJ/413] Group: Eldamo. Published by

* khas

root. mar
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

Qenya 

mar

masculine name. Mar

Another name for Aule in an very early name list of the Valar (PE14/12). It seems to be mar “Earth” used as a name.

Qenya [GL/18; PE14/012; PE15/08] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mar

noun. home, dwelling, house, habitation, earth
Qenya [Ety/ÉNED; Ety/GAWA; Ety/MBAR; Ety/TAN; EtyAC/MBAR; EtyAC/SIL; LR/063; LR/072; PE19/036; PE21/19; PE21/27; PE21/69; PE22/108] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mar¹

noun. house, home, dwelling (of men), -land, the Earth
Qenya [LT1A/Eldamar; LT1A/Mar Vanwa Tyaliéva; PE14/047; PE14/055; PE15/21; PE15/74; PME/060; QL/042; QL/060] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mar⁴

noun. grit, course grain or powder
Qenya [QL/063] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ambar

noun. Earth, World
Qenya [Ety/MBAR; Ety/TAL; EtyAC/MBAR; EtyAC/SIL; LRI/Ambar; SD/056; SM/235; SM/236; SM/241; SMI/Ambar] Group: Eldamo. Published by

marta

noun. home
Qenya [PE21/25.3210; PE21/27.0402] Group: Eldamo. Published by

marta²

noun. home
Qenya [PE21/25; PE21/27] Group: Eldamo. Published by

má²

noun. land, region
Qenya [PE21/08; PE21/38; PE21/41] Group: Eldamo. Published by

sar

noun. earth, soil
Qenya [PE16/139] Group: Eldamo. Published by

arda

place name. Earth, world
Qenya [LRI/Arda; SD/246; SD/310; SD/401; SDI2/Arda; SMI/Arda] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mál

noun. grit
Qenya [PE21/19; PE21/24] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mar(dar)

adverb. homewards
Qenya [PE21/25; PE21/27] Group: Eldamo. Published by

hún

noun. earth
Qenya [PE21/19; PE21/24; PE21/25] Group: Eldamo. Published by

kemi

noun. earth, soil, land
Qenya [GL/42; LT1A/Kémi; PME/046; QL/046] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nóre

noun. land, country, region where certain people live, clan, race, folk, kindred
Qenya [Ety/BAL; Ety/NDOR; Ety/NŌ; PE18/056; PE19/036; PE19/059; PE22/116; PE22/124; SD/240; SD/303; SD/305] Group: Eldamo. Published by

indo

noun. house
Qenya [LT2A/Idril; PE16/132; PME/043; QL/042; QL/043] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Doriathrin

dôr

noun. land

A Doriathrin noun for “land” (EtyAC/NDOR) apparently from primitive ᴹ✶ndorē (Ety/NDOR). If its primitive form indeed had a short [o], then this word may be an example of how short vowels sometimes lengthened in monosyllables in Ilkorin.

Doriathrin [Ety/THŌN; EtyAC/NDOR] Group: Eldamo. Published by

* bar

noun. home

A noun meaning something like “home” attested only in compounds like Eglamar “Elvenhome”.

Doriathrin Group: Eldamo. Published by

Old Noldorin 

mbar

noun. home
Old Noldorin [EtyAC/MBAR; PE21/58] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Middle Primitive Elvish

mart

adverb. homewards
Middle Primitive Elvish [PE21/27] Group: Eldamo. Published by

noun. land
Middle Primitive Elvish [PE21/38] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ndorē

noun. land, dwelling-place, region where certain people live
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/NDOR; PE18/056; PE19/036; PE19/059; PE21/32] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Gnomish

mar

noun. Earth, ground, soil
Gnomish [GL/18; GL/56] Group: Eldamo. Published by

bar

noun. home, dwelling
Gnomish [GG/08; GL/21; LT1A/Eldamar; PE15/21] Group: Eldamo. Published by

bara

noun. home, cottage
Gnomish [GL/21; GL/23; GL/38; LT2A/Mar Vanwa Tyaliéva] Group: Eldamo. Published by

baur

noun. house
Gnomish [PE13/116] Group: Eldamo. Published by

barant

adverb. homewards, home
Gnomish Group: Eldamo. Published by

barod

adverb. homewards, home
Gnomish [GL/21] Group: Eldamo. Published by

groth

noun. earth, soil
Gnomish [GL/42] Group: Eldamo. Published by

dôr

noun. land, country (inhabited), people of the land
Gnomish [GG/08; GG/09; GL/30; LT1A/Dor Faidwen; LT1A/Valinor; LT2A/Dor-na-Dhaideloth; PE13/112; PE15/22] Group: Eldamo. Published by

inni

adverb. home, at home, in right place
Gnomish [GL/51] Group: Eldamo. Published by

innos

noun. house, hall
Gnomish Group: Eldamo. Published by

ind

noun. house, abode
Gnomish [GL/42; GL/51; LT2A/Idril] Group: Eldamo. Published by

inn

noun. house, abode
Gnomish Group: Eldamo. Published by

Early Noldorin

bâr

noun. house
Early Noldorin [PE13/120; PE13/122; PE13/128; PE13/138; PE13/156] Group: Eldamo. Published by

dôr

noun. land, country
Early Noldorin [PE13/120; PE13/142; PE13/155; PE13/156; PE13/161] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Early Primitive Elvish

sōđā

noun. house
Early Primitive Elvish [PE12/021; QL/081] Group: Eldamo. Published by