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Astulat, the Bony ridge, was the name of a hill only mentioned in a manuscript about Elvish grammar.[1] Nothing else is known about this place.

[edit] Etymology

The name Astulat is Qenya for "Bony ridge", composed of astula ("bony") + hat ("ridge (comb, crest)").[1]

It seems to share the name with the legendary Astolat, the place connected with the Lady of Shalott.


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Qenya Noun Structure", in Parma Eldalamberon XXI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Patrick H. Wynne and Arden R. Smith), pp. 27, 37
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