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Nindalf

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'''Nindalf''' was a location of swamps. It was translated as '''[[Wetwang]]''' in [[Westron]].
 
'''Nindalf''' was a location of swamps. It was translated as '''[[Wetwang]]''' in [[Westron]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name comes from ''[[nîn]]'', "wet" and ''[[talf]]'', "flat field".<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 779</ref>
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The name is [[Sindarin]], consisting of ''[[nîn]]'' ("wet") and ''[[talf]]'' ("flat field").<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 52</ref><ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 779</ref>
 
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[[Category:Sindarin Locations]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin Locations]]

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Nindalf was a location of swamps. It was translated as Wetwang in Westron.

Etymology

The name is Sindarin, consisting of nîn ("wet") and talf ("flat field").[1][2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 52
  2. 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. 779