S. Amon Amarth loc. “Mount Doom, (lit.) Hill of Doom”
References ✧ LotR/1037; LotRI/Mount Doom; PE17/66, 93, 104, 114, 123; PMI/Amon Amarth; RC/233, 769; S/293; SA/amarth; SI/Amon Amarth, Mount Doom, Orodruin; TII/Amon Amarth
|amon||“hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass”||✧ PE17/93|
|amarth||“fate, doom”||✧ PE17/66; PE17/104; PE17/114; PE17/123; SA/amarth|
N. Dolamarth loc. “Mount Doom”
Early name of S. Amon Amarth from Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, also appearing as Amarthon (TI/343). It is a combination of dôl “head, hill” and ammarth “doom”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/2.57).
See S. Amon Amarth for further discussion.
References ✧ TI/343; TII/Amon Amarth