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Ras Mewrim

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Ras Mewrim was a small cape on the coastline south-west of Eglarest, in the land of the Falas in Beleriand.[1] Bar-in-Mŷl‎, the "Home of the Gulls", was another name for the cape.[2] The name was first typed Bar-in-Gwael, but Tolkien later changed it to Bar-in-Mŷl and added the translation.[3]

Etymology

The Sindarin name Bar-in-Mŷl consists of bar ("home") and mŷl ("gulls").

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand its Realms (Chapter 11)", pp. 184, 190
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", pp. 378-379.
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 418 (note 8).