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Mitheithel

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'''Mitheithel''' was the long river that rose in the icy north of [[Middle-earth]] known by [[Men]] as [[Hoarwell]].
 
'''Mitheithel''' was the long river that rose in the icy north of [[Middle-earth]] known by [[Men]] as [[Hoarwell]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The river's Mannish name was [[Hoarwell]], a free translation of the [[Sindarin]] name which contains the components ''[[mith]]'' 'grey' and ''[[eithel]]'' 'spring, well'.
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The river's [[Westron|Mannish]] name was [[Hoarwell]], a free translation of the [[Sindarin]] name which contains the components ''[[mith]]'' + ''[[eithel]]''.<ref>{{HM|N}}, p. 772</ref>
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[[Category:Sindarin Locations]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin Locations]]

Revision as of 19:38, 16 July 2011

Main article: Hoarwell

Mitheithel was the long river that rose in the icy north of Middle-earth known by Men as Hoarwell.

Etymology

The river's Mannish name was Hoarwell, a free translation of the Sindarin name which contains the components mith + eithel.[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, p. 772