A place in Númenor where the Great Bear Dance (ruxöalë) took place (NM/335). Its meaning is unclear, but it might be an elaboration [ᴱQ.] tompa “drum” (QL/94), given that a similar root √TOM used “of resonant sounds” appeared in Tolkien’s later writings (PE17/138).
place name. Great Bear-dance
Word Gloss TOM “of resonant sounds”
noun. Great Bear-dance
ruxopandalë→ ruxöalë “Great Bear-dance” ✧ NM/335
Word Gloss rusco “fox”
- ruxopandalë ✧ NM/335 (