S. Lô Dhaer loc. “Great Fen”

⚠️S. Lô Dhaer, loc. “Great Fen”

Name of a marsh at the junction of the rivers Ringló and Morthond meet appearing in Tolkien’s notes on “The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor” (VT42/14). It was translated “Great Fen”, but the part of the paragraph where it appeared was rejected. This name is a combination of (h)lô “fenland” and the lenited form of daer¹ “great”.

Reference ✧ VT42/14 ✧ “Great Fen”


(h)lô “flood, fenland” ✧ VT42/14 ()
daer¹ “great, large” soft-mutation ✧ VT42/14 (Dhaer)