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alcar is Quenya for "glory".[1]

[edit] Etymology

Root KAL ("light; shine, be bright").[2]

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

The Sindarin form is aglar.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry aglar
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 24