S. Brithon loc. “Pebbly”

S. Brithon, loc. “Pebbly”

A river in western Beleriand (S/196), it is simply the adjective brithon “pebbly” used as a name (Ety/BIRÍT).

Conceptual Development: This name appeared in early Silmarillion maps from the 1930s (SM/227). In The Etymologies, the name Brithon was designated Ilkorin with the translation “pebbly” (Ety/BIRÍT), which is the source of the derivation given above.

References ✧ SA/brith; SI; UT/54; UTI; WJI


?brithon “pebbly”
brith “gravel” ✧ SA/brith; UT/54

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Ilk. Brithon loc. “Pebbly”

See S. Brithon for discussion.

References ✧ Ety/BIRÍT; SMI



brithon “pebbly”
brith “broken stones, gravel” ✧ Ety/BIRÍT

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