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'''''Endor''''' or '''''[[Endórë]]''''' was a [[Quenya]] name for the region much better known as [[Middle-earth]]. The [[Sindarin]] form of this name was ''[[Ennor]]''.<ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, p. 26</ref>
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'''''Endor''''' or '''''Endórë''''' was a [[Quenya]] name for the region much better known as [[Middle-earth]]. The [[Sindarin]] form of this name was ''[[Ennor]]''.<ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, p. 26</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
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*''[[en-]]'' ("middle"){{fact}} + ''[[nóre]]'' ("land")<ref name=PE/>
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*''[[enedh]]'' ("middle")<ref name="Etym">{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry ÉNED-, p. 356</ref> + ''[[nóre]]'' ("land")<ref name=PE/>
 
*[[Sundocarme|Roots]] [[EN(ED)]] ("centre, middle") + [[NDOR]] ("land")<ref name=PE/>
 
*[[Sundocarme|Roots]] [[EN(ED)]] ("centre, middle") + [[NDOR]] ("land")<ref name=PE/>
 
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Latest revision as of 18:15, 6 April 2013

Endor or Endórë was a Quenya name for the region much better known as Middle-earth. The Sindarin form of this name was Ennor.[1]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 26
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry ÉNED-, p. 356