N. Dant-ruinel loc.
Earlier name for S. Rauros in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/285), also appearing as Dant-ruin (TI/283). Its first element seems to be dant “*fall”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/2.39), but the meaning of the second element is unclear.
References ✧ TI/283, 285, 316; TII/Dant-ruin
N. Rhosfein loc. “*White Rain”
Earliest name for S. Rauros in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/283), also appearing as Rosfein (TI/273). Its seems to be a combination of rhoss¹ “rain” and fein “white”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/2.39).
References ✧ TI/273, 283; TII