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Amon Ethir

noun. hill spy

amon (“hill, steep-sided mount”), [His.] ed (“out”) + tirn (“watcher”)

Sindarin [Tolkiendil] Group: Tolkiendil Compound Sindarin Names. Published by

amon ethir

place name. Hill of Spies

An artificial hill near Nargothrond from which the Elves could observe the surrounding country. It was translated “Hill of Spies” (S/217, WJ/149), a combination of amon “hill” and ethir “spy”.


amon“hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass, hill, (isolated) mountain; lump, clump, mass; [G.] steep slope”
Sindarin [LT2I/Amon Ethir; S/217; SI/Amon Ethir; UTI/Amon Ethir; WJ/149; WJI/Amon Ethir] Group: Eldamo. Published by