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Aiwenórë

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Aiwenórë, "Bird-land", is the lower region of Vista, the breathable air, and that part of the atmosphere wherein birds may fly.[1]

Etymology

In Quenya, Aiwe means "(small) bird", and nórë means "land" or "country".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Of the Fashion of the World"