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Írensaga

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'''Irensaga''' was a mountain in the [[White Mountains]], notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between ''Irensaga'', [[Starkhorn]] and [[Dwimorberg]] there was [[Harrowdale]].  
 
'''Irensaga''' was a mountain in the [[White Mountains]], notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between ''Irensaga'', [[Starkhorn]] and [[Dwimorberg]] there was [[Harrowdale]].  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It means 'iron-saw' in [[Old English]], with reference to its serrated ridge, crest
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It means "iron-saw" in [[Old English]], with reference to its serrated ridge, crest.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 772</ref>
 
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In earlier versions of the legendarium Írensaga lacked an accent.
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In earlier versions of the legendarium Írensaga lacked an accent.{{fact}}
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[[Category:Rohan]]
 
[[Category:Rohan]]
 
[[Category:White Mountains]]
 
[[Category:White Mountains]]
 
 
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Revision as of 14:03, 14 October 2010

Irensaga was a mountain in the White Mountains, notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between Irensaga, Starkhorn and Dwimorberg there was Harrowdale.

Etymology

It means "iron-saw" in Old English, with reference to its serrated ridge, crest.[1]

In earlier versions of the legendarium Írensaga lacked an accent.[source?]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 772