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Originally it meant "people", but it was blended and confused with the quite distinct root ndor "dry land" (cf. Sindarin dôr) and the suffix forms -nórë, -ndórë or -dórë are also seen shortened to -or.
- Númenor = Númen(n)órë ("people of the West") and Númendor ("land of the West")
- Valinor = Valinórë (strictly "the people of the Valar") and Valandor ("the land of the Valar")
 See also
- Sindarin dôr
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Author's Notes to Quendi and Eldar", p. 413 (note 25)
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 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
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 378