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Nen Lalaith

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'''Nen Lalaith''' was a babbling stream that rose under the mountain of [[Amon Darthir]] in the [[Mountains of Shadow (Ered Wethrin)|Mountains of Shadow]], and flowed northwestwards out onto the shaded plains of [[Dor-lómin]]. There, it flowed past the house of [[Húrin Thalion|Húrin]], and was said to have given its name to his ill-fated young daughter, [[Lalaith, daughter of Húrin|Lalaith]].
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'''Nen Lalaith''' was a babbling stream that rose under the mountain of [[Amon Darthir]] in the [[Ered Wethrin|Mountains of Shadow]], and flowed northwestwards out onto the shaded plains of [[Dor-lómin]].<ref>{{CH|4}}</ref> There, it trickled past the house of [[Húrin]], and was said to have given its name to his ill-fated young daughter, [[Lalaith]].<ref>{{CH|1}}</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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Nen Lalaith means "Water of Laughter" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[nen]]'' = "river, water" and ''[[Lalaith (word)|lalaith]]'' = "laughter").
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[[Category:Beleriand]]
 
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[[Category:Rivers]]
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[[Category:Streams]]
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Latest revision as of 06:12, 26 March 2013

Nen Lalaith
Physical Description
TypeStream
LocationDor-lómin below amon Darthir
InhabitantsMen
DescriptionMountain stream

Nen Lalaith was a babbling stream that rose under the mountain of Amon Darthir in the Mountains of Shadow, and flowed northwestwards out onto the shaded plains of Dor-lómin.[1] There, it trickled past the house of Húrin, and was said to have given its name to his ill-fated young daughter, Lalaith.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Nen Lalaith means "Water of Laughter" in Sindarin (from nen = "river, water" and lalaith = "laughter").

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Departure of Túrin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Childhood of Túrin"