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'''Irensaga''' ("Iron Saw") was a mountain in the [[White Mountains]], notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between ''Irensaga'', [[Starkhorn]] and [[Dwimorberg]] there was [[Harrowdale]].  
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'''Írensaga''' was a mountain in the [[White Mountains]], notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between ''Írensaga'', [[Starkhorn]] and [[Dwimorberg]] there was [[Harrowdale]].  
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==Etymology==
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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.{{fact}}
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Revision as of 21:21, 29 October 2012

Írensaga was a mountain in the White Mountains, notable for its saw-toothed crest. In between Írensaga, 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