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<b>Nornhabar</b> '[[Dwarrowdelf]]' is the [[Elvish]] name of [[Gabilgathol]] (later known as [[Moria]]) in [[The Later Quenta Silmarillion]] manuscripts in the 1950's (cf. [[The History of Middle-earth]] XI, p. 206, 209).
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<b>Nornhabar</b> '[[Dwarrowdelf]]' is the [[Elvish]] name of [[Khazad-dûm]] (later known as [[Moria]]) in [[The Later Quenta Silmarillion]] manuscripts in the 1950's (cf. [[The History of Middle-earth]] XI, p. 206, 209).
  
Later on, in the essay [[Quendi and Eldar]] <i>Nornhabar</i> was replaced by <i>[[Hadhodrûd]]</i> which was quite immediately changed to <i>[[Hadhodrond]]</i> - a form that entered into the printed [[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]].
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Later on, in the essay [[Quendi and Eldar]] <i>Nornhabar</i> was replaced by <i>[[Hadhodrûd]]</i> which was quite immediately changed to <i>[[Hadhodrond]]</i> - a form that entered into the printed [[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]] (cf. ibid., p. 386, 419 [note 21]).
  
 
The elements of the [[Sindarin]] name are <i>[[Norno]]</i> 'Dwarf' (< <i>[[norna]]</i> a. 'stiff, tough') and <i>[[sabar]]</i> 'mine'.
 
The elements of the [[Sindarin]] name are <i>[[Norno]]</i> 'Dwarf' (< <i>[[norna]]</i> a. 'stiff, tough') and <i>[[sabar]]</i> 'mine'.

Revision as of 16:44, 30 September 2007

Nornhabar 'Dwarrowdelf' is the Elvish name of Khazad-dûm (later known as Moria) in The Later Quenta Silmarillion manuscripts in the 1950's (cf. The History of Middle-earth XI, p. 206, 209).

Later on, in the essay Quendi and Eldar Nornhabar was replaced by Hadhodrûd which was quite immediately changed to Hadhodrond - a form that entered into the printed Silmarillion (cf. ibid., p. 386, 419 [note 21]).

The elements of the Sindarin name are Norno 'Dwarf' (< norna a. 'stiff, tough') and sabar 'mine'.