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iôr is a Noldorin word meaning "course".[1]

Didier Willis has suggested that iôr is a noun.[2]

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

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 400
  2. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at (accessed 19 June 2011)
  3. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 319