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A cluster of low hills in [[East Beleriand]], some miles to the west of [[Amon Ereb]]. They marked the eastern extent of the [[Andram]], the [[Long Wall]] that ran eastward for many leagues from the hills around [[Nargothrond]].
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'''Ramdal''' was a cluster of low hills in [[East Beleriand]], some miles to the west of [[Amon Ereb]]. They marked the eastern extent of the [[Andram]], the [[Long Wall]] that ran eastward for many leagues from the hills around [[Nargothrond]].
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==Etymology==
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''Ramdal'' is [[Sindarin]] meaning "Wall's End", consisting of ''[[ram]]'' ("wall") + ''[[tal|dal]]'' ("end").<ref>{{S|Beleriand}}</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref>[http://www.tolkiendil.com/langues/english/i-lam_arth/compound_sindarin_names#r Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth] at [http://www.tolkiendil.com/ Tolkiendil.com] (accessed 27 June 2011)</ref>
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Revision as of 21:10, 27 June 2011

Ramdal was a cluster of low hills in East Beleriand, some miles to the west of Amon Ereb. They marked the eastern extent of the Andram, the Long Wall that ran eastward for many leagues from the hills around Nargothrond.

Etymology

Ramdal is Sindarin meaning "Wall's End", consisting of ram ("wall") + dal ("end").[1][2][3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth at Tolkiendil.com (accessed 27 June 2011)