Word of the Day: Valinor – ‘land of the Gods’. After Almaren was destroyed by Melkor, the Valar moved there. It is more formerly known as the inhabited lands in Aman.
QL: Valinor, Valinóre, both glossed ‘Asgard’ (i.e. the City of the Gods in Norse Mythology)
Norë is found in QL under the root nō ‘become, be born’ and is glossed ‘native, land, nation, family, country.’ Also:
- -nor (the form in compounds)
- nosta – ‘give birth’ (nosta ‘birth, birthday’),
- nostalë ‘species, kind’
- nossë ‘kin, people’ (as in Aulenossë)
- Gnomish: dôr