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The swamps of '''Nindalf''' or '''[[Wetwang]]''' lie to the south of [[Emyn Muil]] and east of the Great River [[Anduin]], fed by the great inland delta of the [[Entwash]]. The [[Dead Marshes]] lie further east and may be an extension of Nindalf.
'''Nindalf''' was a location of swamps. It was translated as '''[[Wetwang]]''' in [[Westron]].
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>
[[Category:Sindarin locations]]

Latest revision as of 18:06, 13 June 2012

Main article: Wetwang

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

[edit] Etymology

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


  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