S. Tarlang loc. “Stiff Neck; Stiff/Tough Passage”
Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this name first appeared as N. Tarlang (WR/411).
References ✧ LotRI; PE17/92; RC/536, 777
|tarlang||“proud, (lit.) stiff-necked; stiff neck (a nickname applied to men of haughty carriage or mood); the stiff/tough passage”||✧ PE17/92|
|lang||“passage; neck”||✧ RC/536|