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'''''cilya''''' is a noun meaning "chasm, cleft, gorge" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with the [[Sindarin]] term, ''[[cirith]]''.
'''''cilya''''' is a noun meaning "chasm, cleft, gorge" in [[Quenya]].<ref>{{MR|P2i}}, p. 89</ref>
== References ==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
''cilya'' derives from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[KIL-]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''KIL-'''</REF>
* [ Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
==See also==
*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[cirith]]''
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]

Latest revision as of 22:57, 28 March 2013

cilya is a noun meaning "chasm, cleft, gorge" in Quenya.[1]

[edit] Etymology

cilya derives from the root KIL-.[2]

[edit] See also


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Two. The Annals of Aman: Commentary on the third section of the Annals of Aman", p. 89
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", KIL-