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Fanuidhol

Fanuidhol
Fanuidhol
Tengwar, Sindarin mode

Fanuidhol was one of the three peaks in the Misty Mountains (with Caradhras and Celebdil) that lay above the ancient dwarf-city of Khazad-dûm.[1] A short name used by the Dwarves was Shathûr - in full Bundushathûr. It has the same meaning in Khuzdul as Fanuidhol in Sindarin - they both mean Cloudyhead.

[edit] Etymology

In the common tongue, Fanuidhol was called Cloudyhead. Both Bundushathûr and Fanuidhol translate to this.

Bundushathûr is Khuzdul - the first element "bund" means "head". Fanuidhol is Sindarin, where the second element "dol" means "head"

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Ring Goes South"