S. Dagorlad loc. “Battle-plain”

S. Dagorlad, loc. “Battle-plain”

The plain before Mordor (LotR/243), translated “Battle Plain” (S/292, TI/389), a combination of dagor “battle” and lad “plain” (SA/lad).

Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this plain was first named N. Dagras, quickly changed to N. Dagorlad (TI/389).

References ✧ LotRI/Battle of Dagorlad, Battle Plain, Dagorlad; PMI; S/292; SA/lad; SI; UTI

Glosses

Elements

dagor “battle” ✧ S/292
lad “plain, valley” ✧ S/292 (#lad); SA/lad

N. Dagorlad loc. “Battle Plain”

See S. Dagorlad for discussion.

References ✧ TI/389; TII; WRI

Glosses

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Elements

dagor “battle”
lhad “plain” soft-mutation