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General Information
Other namesSilverlode
RegionsDimrill Dale, Lothlórien
For the English word celebrant, as a person who celebrates their birthday, please see ribadyan.

Celebrant (translated as Silverlode) was a stream rising in the eastern Misty Mountains from the Mirrormere in the Dimrill Dale. It then ran through Lothlórien where it was met by the Nimrodel river, and emptied into the Anduin.

History[edit | edit source]

In T.A. 2994, an army of orcs came up the Silverlode and wiped out the colony of Dwarves dwelling in Moria.[1]

Around November T.A. 3018, Elladan and Elrohir, sent by Elrond to a secret errand, passed down the Silverlode into a "strange country" and were the last to return to Rivendell, in December.[2]

The Fellowship of the Ring followed this river when they travelled from Moria to Lothlórien.[2]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Celebrant is a Sindarin name, consisting of celeb ("silver") + rant ("course").[3]

The element lode in Silverlode means "course, water-channel".[4]

These names were also a translation of Kibil-nâla in Khuzdul, the language of Dwarves. An earlier name is also given as Zigilnâd.[5]

See also[edit | edit source]