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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.[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