S. Nardol loc. “Fire-hilltop”

S. Nardol, loc. “Fire-hilltop”

One of the beacon hills of Gondor (LotR/747), translated “Fire-hilltop” (UT/319, note #51), a combination of naur “fire” and dol(l) “head, hill” (SA/dol).

Conceptual Development: When it first appeared Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this name was already N. Nardol (WR/233).

References ✧ LotRI; SA/dol; UT/319; UTI; WJI



naur “fire”
dol(l) “head, hill” ✧ SA/dol (dol)

N. Nardol loc.

See S. Nardol for discussion.

References ✧ WR/233; WRI


naur “flame”
dôl “head, hill”