S. Eryn Galen loc. “Greenwood”
- S. Eryn Galen, loc. “Greenwood”
The name of the great eastern forest before it became Mirkwood, translated “Greenwood” (UT/281). This name is a combination
“woods” and the lenited form galen
“green”. With its restoration after the War of the Ring, Mirkwood was renamed to Eryn Lasgalen
“Wood of Greenleaves”.
References ✧ LRI/Eryn Galen; UT/281; UTI/Eryn Galen
- Eryn Galen “Greenwood” was an older name of Eryn Lasgalen “Greenwood the Great, (lit.) Wood of Greenleaves”