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athrad (pl. ethraid) is a noun meaning "(river-)crossing, ford, way" in Sindarin.[1][2][3][4][5]

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[edit] Etymology

It is composed of ath- "on both sides, across" and râd "path, track".[6]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", note 47
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 7
  3. 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. 775
  4. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 163 (manuscript notes to the Nomenclature)
  5. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary (accessed 9 December 2010)
  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 349, 383