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túr is a Noldorin noun meaning "mastery, victory".[1][2]

David Salo has suggested that the form tûr (retaining the same meaning) could be valid Neo-Sindarin.[3]



Other versions of the legendarium

túr was erroneously rendered as tûr in the Etymologies.[2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies" , p. 395.
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 20
  3. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, pp. 319, 335