N. Pensarn loc.

N. Pensarn, loc.

Earliest name of S. Sarn Gebir in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/366). It may be a combination of penn¹ “slope” and sarn “stone”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/2.40).

See S. Sarn Gebir for further discussion.

References ✧ TI/366; TII



penn¹ “declivity”
sarn “stone as a material”