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'''''Ilurambar''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˌiluˈrambar]}}) is a term mentioned in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 1]]'' and is a [[Quenya]] name for the '''[[Walls of the World]]'''.<ref name="bolt">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 1]]'', "The Hiding of Valinor"</ref>
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'''''Ilurambar''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˌiluˈrambar]}}) is a term mentioned in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' and is a [[Quenya]] name for the '''[[Walls of the World]]'''.<ref name="bolt">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'', "The Hiding of Valinor"</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Revision as of 16:23, 27 September 2011

Ilurambar (Q, pron. [ˌiluˈrambar]) is a term mentioned in The Book of Lost Tales Part One and is a Quenya name for the Walls of the World.[1]

Etymology

Ilurambar derives from ilu- meaning "universe"[2] and rambar (plural of ramba) meaning "walls".[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Hiding of Valinor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", entry IL-
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", entry RAMBÁ-