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'''Linaewen''' was a long, narrow lake within the vast marshland of reeds and pools that formed the [[Marshes of Nevrast]], which were in the eastern lowlands of the country of [[Nevrast]].<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref>  The margins of Linaewen abounded with wading birds of every kind.<ref>{{S|Beleriand}}</ref> It was from these birds that it took its name: ''Linaewen'' is [[Elvish]] for "lake of birds".<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''lin (1)''</ref>
 
'''Linaewen''' was a long, narrow lake within the vast marshland of reeds and pools that formed the [[Marshes of Nevrast]], which were in the eastern lowlands of the country of [[Nevrast]].<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref>  The margins of Linaewen abounded with wading birds of every kind.<ref>{{S|Beleriand}}</ref> It was from these birds that it took its name: ''Linaewen'' is [[Elvish]] for "lake of birds".<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''lin (1)''</ref>
  
 
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It has been suggested that ''Linaewen'' is a [[Sindarin]] name, composed of ''[[lin]]'' ("pool, mere") + ''[[aew]]'' ("bird") + ''[[en]]'' (adjective suffix).<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkiendil.com/langues/english/i-lam_arth/compound_sindarin_names|articlename=Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth|dated=|website=[http://www.tolkiendil.com Tolkiendil.com]|accessed=14 September 2013}}</ref>
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It has been suggested{{who}} that ''Linaewen'' is a [[Sindarin]] name, composed of ''[[lin]]'' ("pool, mere") + ''[[aew]]'' ("bird") + ''[[en]]'' (adjective suffix).<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkiendil.com/langues/english/i-lam_arth/compound_sindarin_names|articlename=Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth|dated=|website=[http://www.tolkiendil.com Tolkiendil.com]|accessed=14 September 2013}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:50, 8 March 2018

Linaewen
Lake
General Information
Pronunciationlin-eye-wen
LocationEastern Nevrast
TypeLake
DescriptionLong, narrow body of water surrounded by marshes
InhabitantsBirds

Linaewen was a long, narrow lake within the vast marshland of reeds and pools that formed the Marshes of Nevrast, which were in the eastern lowlands of the country of Nevrast.[1] The margins of Linaewen abounded with wading birds of every kind.[2] It was from these birds that it took its name: Linaewen is Elvish for "lake of birds".[3]

[edit] Etymology

It has been suggested[who?] that Linaewen is a Sindarin name, composed of lin ("pool, mere") + aew ("bird") + en (adjective suffix).[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", lin (1)
  4. "Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth", Tolkiendil.com (accessed 14 September 2013)