S. Emyn Duir loc. “Dark Mountains”
Hills in north-eastern Mirkwood, translated “Dark Mountains” (UT/280), also known as Emyn-nu-Fuin “Mountains of Mirkwood” (UT/281). This name is a combination of the plural of amon “hill” and the plural of the adjective dûr “dark”.
References ✧ UT/280; UTI/Emyn Duir
|amon||“hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass”||plural||✧ UT/280 (Emyn)|
|dûr||“dark (with evil implications), gloomy, hellish”||plural||✧ UT/280 (Duir)|