S. Linhir loc. “Fair Stream”

S. Linhir, loc. “Fair Stream”

A town in southern Gondor (LotR/875) whose name is translated “Fair Stream” (RC/587), a combination of lind² “fair” and the lenited form of sîr “river”.

Conceptual Development: This name was already N. Linhir when it first appeared in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (WR/361).

References ✧ LotRI; RC/587



#lind² “fair” ✧ RC/587 (#lin)
sîr “river, stream” soft-mutation ✧ RC/587 (hir)

N. Linhir loc.

See S. Linhir for discussion.

References ✧ SDI1/Linhir; WRI