S. Durthang loc. “Dark Oppression”
Conceptual Development: This name was already N. Durthang when it first appeared in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (SD/33).
References ✧ LotRI; RC/610; SA/dûr, thang
|dûr||“dark (with evil implications), gloomy, hellish”||✧ SA/dûr|
|thang||“oppression, pressure”||✧ SA/thang|