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Linaewen

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Linaewen
Physical Description
TypeLake
LocationEastern Nevrast
InhabitantsBirds
DescriptionLong, narrow body of water surrounded by marshes

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]

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)