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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 trickled 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]]. There, it trickled 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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==Etymology==
 
Nen Lalaith means "River of Laughter" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[nen]]'' = "river, water" and ''[[lalaith]]'' = "laughter").
 
Nen Lalaith means "River of Laughter" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[nen]]'' = "river, water" and ''[[lalaith]]'' = "laughter").
  
 
[[Category:Rivers in Beleriand]]
 
[[Category:Rivers in Beleriand]]
 
[[Category:Beleriand]]
 
[[Category:Beleriand]]

Revision as of 23:02, 20 April 2009

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. There, it trickled past the house of Húrin, and was said to have given its name to his ill-fated young daughter, Lalaith.

Etymology

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