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Mitheithel

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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>
 
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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Latest revision as of 18:06, 13 June 2012

Main article: Hoarwell

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

[edit] Etymology

The river's Mannish name was Hoarwell, a free translation of the Sindarin name which contains the components mith + eithel.[1]

[edit] 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