N. Othram loc. “City Wall”

N. Othram, loc. “City Wall”
Name of the city wall around Minas Tirith appearing in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (WR/288), a combination of ost “city” and the lenited form of rham “wall”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/3.30).

References ✧ WR/288; WRI



ost “city, town (with wall round)” prefix ✧ WR/288 (#oth)
rham “wall” soft-mutation ✧ WR/288 (#ram)