N. Tol Varad loc. “Defended Isle”
Earliest name for Cair Andros (WR/326), a combination of N. toll “isle” and the lenited form of barad¹ “fort” or perhaps an adjective form (?baradh) equivalent to ᴹQ. varna, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/3.33).
References ✧ WR/326; WRI/Cair Andros
|toll||“island, isle”||✧ WR/326 (Tol)|
|barad¹||“fort, tower, fortress”||soft-mutation||✧ WR/326 (Varad)|