A noun in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “hill with a flat top, town on a hill” derived from the root ᴱ√TOLO (QL/94). It also appeared in the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa with the glosses “flat hill, town on hill” (PME/94). It appeared in the modified form tolla with the sense “hill top” in various versions of the ᴱQ. Oilima Markirya poem, mostly in various inflected forms (PE16/75; MC/214, 221). There is no sign of this word thereafter.
noun. hill (with a flat top), hill top; town on a hill
- tolla ✧ PE16/075
Development Stages Sources ᴱ√TOLO > tolda [toldā] > [tolda] ✧ QL/094
Word Form Gloss Source tollalinta allative plural “upon ... hills” ✧ MC/214 tollanta allative “upon the tops of the hills” ✧ MC/221; PE16/062; PE16/074; PE16/077 töllänta allative - ✧ PE16/072 -tol suffix - ✧ PME/094