Q. Ondosto loc. “*Stone City”

Q. Ondosto, loc. “*Stone City”

A settlement in Númenor along the road between Armenelos and Andúnië (UT/169). This name is probably a compound ondo “stone” and osto “city”. Christopher Tolkien suggested that the name may be related to the stone quarries of that region (UTI/Ondosto).

Reference ✧ UTI/Ondosto


ondo “stone (as a material), (large mass of) rock” ✧ UTI/Ondosto
osto “fortress, stronghold, strong place”