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Kornoldorin, "Noldorin of Kôr", or Korolambë, "Tongue of Kôr", was the language of the Noldoli in Valinor. The Noldor used it beside Qenya, but unlike Qenya, it changed fast as the Noldor devised new words and structures by themselves.[1]

Old Noldorin shares several words with Quenya (like malina, míre, parma, randa, rauta, rimba, rimbe, ringe, runda, síre, yaiwe) and Telerin (branda, Bana, belda)

In the Great Lands, the language evolved as Noldorin through contact with Ilkorin.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Two: Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings, V. The Lhammas"