S. Ringló loc. “Chillflood”

S. Ringló, loc. “Chillflood”

A river in Gondor (LotR/875) translated “Chillflood” (VT42/13), a combination of ring “cold” and l(h)ô “flood” (SA/ring, VT42/13-4, VT48/27-8).

Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this name first appeared as N. Ringlo with a short o (WR/287).

References ✧ LotRI; PE17/96, 136-137; PMI; SA/ring; UTI; VT42/13-14; VT48/27-28





ring “cold, chill” ✧ SA/ring; VT42/13
l(h)ô “flood, fenland” ✧ PE17/96 (); PE17/136 (slō-/(s)lō); PE17/136 (l(h)ô); PE17/137 (-lō); VT42/13 (-ló); VT42/14 (); VT48/27 (slō-/(s)lō); VT48/27 (l(h)ô); VT48/28 (-lō)

N. Ringlo loc.

See S. Ringló for discussion.

References ✧ SDI1/Ringlo; WR/287; WRI

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