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Ephel is a Sindarin noun which means "encircling fence"[1] or "outer fence".[2] It is a combination of et and pel.[2]

Examples:

See Also

  • cail, "(pointed) fence"
  • echor, "encircling", "outer ring"
  • iâth, "fence"
  • pel-, "go round, encircle"

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of Túrin Turambar"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Black Gate is Closed"