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<b>Lassirand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]] [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160) when he was probably searching for a replacement of [[Broseliand]], used so far.
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'''Lassirand''' is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]]" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.<ref name="Lay">{{LB|C1}}</ref>
  
The name is obviously connected with [[Quenya]] <i>[[lassë]]</i> 'leaf' (see [[Etymologies]] s.v. LAS<sup>1</sup>-, HoME V, 367-8).
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The name is connected with [[Quenya]] ''[[lassë]]'' 'leaf'.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, LAS<sup>1</sup>-</ref>
  
All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], [[Belaurien]], [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].
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All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], [[Belaurien]], [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].<ref name="Lay"/>
  
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Lassirand is one of the rejected names of Beleriand which J.R.R. Tolkien jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the Lay" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.[1]

The name is connected with Quenya lassë 'leaf'.[2]

All in all there were eight of these names: Golodhinand, Noldórinan, Geleriand, Bladorinand, Belaurien, Arsiriand, Lassiriand, Ossiriand.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "III. The Lay of Leithian: Canto I (Of Thingol)"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", LAS1-