S. Lithlad loc. “Plain of Ashes”

S. Lithlad, loc. “Plain of Ashes”

A plain in Mordor (LotR/636) translated “Plain of Ashes” (RC/457), a combination of lith “ash” and lad “plain” (SA/lith).

Conceptual Development: This name was already Lithlad “Plain of Ashes” when it first appeared in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/208).

References ✧ LotRI; RC/457; SA/lith

Glosses

Elements

lith “ash” ✧ SA/lith
lad “plain, valley”

N. Lithlad loc. “Plain of Ash”

See S. Lithlad for discussion.

References ✧ SDI1/Lithlad; TI/208; TII; WRI

Glosses

Elements

lith “sand”
lhad “plain”