S. Dol Amroth loc. “*Hill of Amroth”

S. Dol Amroth, loc. “*Hill of Amroth”

Capital of the province of Belfalas in Gondor (LotR/750), a combination of dol(l) “head, hill” and the name Amroth, hence: “*Hill of Amroth”.

Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this name was briefly changed to N. Barad Amroth “Castle Amroth” (WR/423), but mostly appeared as N. Dol Amroth (WR/395, TI/310).

References ✧ LotRI/Amroth, Dol Amroth; PMI/Dol Amroth; UTI/Dol Amroth

Elements

dol(l) “head, hill”
Amroth “upclimber, high climber” ✧ LotRI/Amroth

N. Dol Amroth loc.

See S. Dol Amroth for discussion.

References ✧ SDI1/Dol Amroth; TI/310; TII/Dol Amroth; WR/395; WRI/Dol Amroth

Elements

dôl “head, hill”
Amroth

N. Barad Amroth loc. “Castle Amroth”

A transient name for Dol Amroth appearing in the Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (WR/423), a combination of barad¹ “tower” and the name Amroth.

See S. Dol Amroth for further discussion.

References ✧ WR/423; WRI/Barad Amroth

Glosses

Changes

Elements

barad¹ “fort, tower, fortress”
Amroth