N. Arafain m. “?White King”

N. Arafain, m. “?White King”

A transient name for Keleborn appearing in the Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/256). Roman Rausch suggested it might be a combination of aran “king” and a variant form of fein “white” (EE/2.34).

References ✧ TI/256; TII/Keleborn



aran “king, lord (of a specific region)”
fein “white, radiant”