S. Caragdûr loc. “*Dark-spike”
Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion revisions from the 1950s-60s, this name was first written as Caragdar (WJ/325).
References ✧ SA/carak, dûr; SI; WJI/Caragdar
|N. carag||“spike, tooth of rock”|
|dûr||“dark (with evil implications), gloomy, hellish”||✧ SA/dûr|
|√KARAK||“*sharp fang, spike, tooth”||✧ SA/carak (carak-)|