N. Narodûm loc. “Red Valley”

N. Narodûm, loc. “Red Valley”

Earlier name for Nanduhirion in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s that matched the river name Narosîr “Red Way” (RS/433). It seems to be a combination of naru “red” and a lenited form of tum “valley”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/1.6).

References ✧ RS/433; RSI



naru “red”
tum “(deep) valley” soft-mutation