S. Belegorn m. “*Great-tree”

S. Belegorn, m. “*Great-tree”

The 4th ruling steward of Gondor (LotR/1039). This name appears to be a compound of beleg “mighty” and orn “tree” (SA/beleg, gaer; PM/363).

Conceptual Development: In drafts of the Lord of the Rings appendices, this name first appeared as Bardhan and Belgorn (PM/219).

References ✧ LotRI; PMI

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beleg “great, mighty; large, big”
orn “(tall) tree”