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Qerkaringa

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Qerkaringa, the Chill Gulf, was a narrow sound between Helkaraksë and the Great Lands. The region only appears in the Book of Lost Tales.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

The first element in the Qenya name Qerkaringa is likely qerka ("throat").[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Early Elvish Poetry and Pre-Fëanorian Alphabets", in Parma Eldalamberon XVI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, Carl F. Hostetter and Bill Welden), p. 136