S. Ciril loc.

S. Ciril, loc.

One of the rivers of Gondor (LotR/790), a derivative of the root √KIR “cut, cleave” (VT42/13).

Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, this name first appeared in a list of rivers in Gondor as N. Kiril (TI/312).

References ✧ LotRI; VT42/13


Phonetic Developments

KIR > Ciril [kiril] ✧ VT42/13

N. Kiril loc.

See S. Ciril for discussion.

References ✧ TII; WRI