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==Etymology==
 
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Firien represents [[Old English]] ''firgen'' "mountain". -feld, means "field" and [[Tolkien]] left it unmodernised; the Firienfield of the Index is in error.<ref>{{HM|N}}</ref>
 
Firien represents [[Old English]] ''firgen'' "mountain". -feld, means "field" and [[Tolkien]] left it unmodernised; the Firienfield of the Index is in error.<ref>{{HM|N}}</ref>
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Revision as of 10:30, 14 October 2010

Firienfeld was how the Rohirrim called the flat upland of Dunharrow; a large grassy area for the encampment of soldiers and refuge-seekers.

Etymology

Firien represents Old English firgen "mountain". -feld, means "field" and Tolkien left it unmodernised; the Firienfield of the Index is in error.[1]

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