Eryn Lasgalen

topon. Greenwood the Great, (lit.) Wood of Greenleaves

The name of Mirkwood after its restoration at the end of the War of the Ring (LotR/1094, Let/382). The initial element is eryn “woods”, and the second element is a compound of lass “leaf” with the lenited form of calen (PE17/33, Let/382). Elsewhere, L(h)asgalen “Green of Leaf” was given as one of the names for Laurelin (LR/210, MR/155).

[Let/382.1410, LotR/1094.3904, LotRI/Mirkwood.006, LRI/Eryn Lasgalen.001, PE17/033.1609, UT/281.2105, UTI/Eryn Lasgalen.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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