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'''Mitheithel''' was the long river that rose in the icy north of [[Middle-earth]]
, in the [[Misty Mountains]] about a hundred miles north of [[Rivendell]]. It flowed southwestwards through the lands that had once been held by the kingdom of [[ Rhudaur]] , round the woodland region of the [[ Trollshaws]]. Passing beneath the [[ Last Bridge]] on the [[ East-West Road]], it flowed on into the south, until it met the [[Glanduin]] above [[ Tharbad]] to form the River [[ Gwathló]] (or [[ Greyflood]] ). |+|
'''Mitheithel''' was the long river that rose in the icy north of [[Middle-earth]] by [] [].
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|−|The river's Mannish name was [[Hoarwell]], a free translation of the [[Elvish]] Mitheithel. The Elvish name for the river contains the components mith 'grey' and eithel 'spring, well'. |+|
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- Main article: Hoarwell
Mitheithel was the long river that rose in the icy north of Middle-earth known by Men as Hoarwell.
The river's Mannish name was Hoarwell, a free translation of the Sindarin name which contains the components mith + eithel.
- ↑ 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