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== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
In [[The Etymologies]], the river's name was stated to mean ''rushing, violent''. However, in [[Parma Eldalamberon]] 17, two possible [[Khuzdul]] origins were mentioned: Narâk and Naruka, both of unknown meaning. Neither are canon, but the material in Parma Eldalamberon is younger.  
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In [[The Etymologies]], the river's name was stated to mean ''rushing, violent''. However, in [[Parma Eldalamberon 17]] reproducing a later writing of [[Tolkien]], two possible [[Khuzdul]] origins were mentioned: [[Narâk]] and [[Naruka]], both of unknown meaning.  
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In [[Eriol]]'s [[Old English]] translations, Narog is referred as ''Hlyda'' "Loudy".<ref>{{SM|QA1}}</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 12:40, 4 June 2011

The River Narog was the chief river of West Beleriand, the largest tributary of River Sirion.

It rose from the Pools of Ivrin in the Ered Wethrin, flowed south and then southeast, flowing through a gorge in a series of rapids where it crossed the hills of the Andram or Long Wall, finally meeting Sirion in the Land of Willows Nan-tathren, not far above the Mouths of Sirion. Narog's tributaries were the River Ginglith in the north and the River Ringwil in the Taur-en-Faroth.

Into its western bank, just south of where Ringwil rushed into Narog, was carved the city of Nargothrond, stronghold of Finrod Felagund.

Etymology

In The Etymologies, the river's name was stated to mean rushing, violent. However, in Parma Eldalamberon 17 reproducing a later writing of Tolkien, two possible Khuzdul origins were mentioned: Narâk and Naruka, both of unknown meaning.

In Eriol's Old English translations, Narog is referred as Hlyda "Loudy".[1]

See also


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