S. Amon Ereb loc. “Lonely Hill”
Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, this hill was briefly named N. Amon Thoros (of unclear meaning), but this was changed to Amon Ereb, translated “Lonely Hill” (LR/56). The name also appeared in The Etymologies with the derivation given above (Ety/ERE).
References ✧ SA/er; SI/Amon Ereb; UTI/Amon Ereb; WJI/Amon Ereb
|amon||“hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass”||✧ SA/er|
|ereb||“single, alone, lonely”||✧ SA/er|
N. Amon Ereb loc. “Lonely Hill”
References ✧ Ety/ERE; LR/56, 143; LRI/Amon Ereb; SM/313; SMI/Amon Ereb