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Sîr Angren

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'''Sîr Angren''' was the older, [[Sindarin]] name for the river better known by the name the [[Rohirrim]] gave it - the [[Isen]]. Both names have the same meaning; "the iron river".
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'''Sîr Angren''' was the older, [[Sindarin]] name for the river better known by the name the [[Rohirrim]] gave it - the [[Isen]].<ref>{{UT|Wife}}, note 6</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''[[angren]]'' in Sindarin, like ''Isen'' means "iron (adj)". ''[[Sîr]] Angren'' means "iron river".
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Compare S. [[Angrenost|'''''Angren'''ost'']] and R. [[Isengard|'''''Isen'''gard'']], both meaning '''''Iron''' fortress''.
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Latest revision as of 11:45, 6 December 2012

Sîr Angren was the older, Sindarin name for the river better known by the name the Rohirrim gave it - the Isen.[1]

[edit] Etymology

angren in Sindarin, like Isen means "iron (adj)". Sîr Angren means "iron river".

Compare S. Angrenost and R. Isengard, both meaning Iron fortress.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", note 6