S. Emyn Duir loc. “Dark Mountains”

S. Emyn Duir, loc. “Dark Mountains”

Hills in north-eastern Mirkwood, translated “Dark Mountains” (UT/280), also known as Emyn-nu-Fuin “Mountains of Mirkwood” (UT/281). This name is a combination of the plural of amon “hill” and the plural of the adjective dûr “dark”.

References ✧ UT/280; UTI/Emyn Duir



amon “hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass” plural ✧ UT/280 (Emyn)
dûr “dark (with evil implications), gloomy, hellish” plural ✧ UT/280 (Duir)