N. Rhascaron loc. “Redhorn”

N. Rhascaron, loc. “Redhorn”

Earlier name of Caradhras “Redhorn” in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (RS/433). Its elements were reversed, with rhas “horn” first and caran “red” second.

References ✧ RS/433; RSI

Variations

Elements

rhas “horn [of both animals and mountains]”
caran “red”

N. Taragaer loc. “Ruddyhorn”

Earlier name of Caradhras “Redhorn” in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (RS/419). It also appeared in The Etymologies from the 1930s as a combination of tarag “horn” and goer “red” (Ety/TARÁK).

References ✧ Ety/TARÁK; LRI; RS/419, 433; RSI

Glosses

Changes

Elements

tarag “horn; steep mountain peak” ✧ Ety/TARÁK
goer “red, copper-coloured, ruddy” soft-mutation
ᴹ√GAY “red, copper-coloured, ruddy” ✧ Ety/TARÁK

N. Carnbeleg loc. “Ruddyhorn”

Earlier (rejected) name of Caradhras “Redhorn” in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (RS/433). It seems to be a combination of caran “red” and beleg “mighty”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/1.12).

References ✧ RS/433; RSI

Glosses

Changes

Elements

caran “red”
beleg “great, large”

N. Bliscarn loc.

Earliest (rejected) name of Caradhras “Redhorn” in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (RS/433). Its final element appeared to be caran “red”, but the meaning of the initial element is unclear.

References ✧ RS/433; RSI

Changes

Elements

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caran “red”