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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-