cabed (ger. of cab- “leap”) + en (gen. article) + aras (“deer”)
noun. the deer’s leap
place name. Deer’s Leap
Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion revisions from the 1950s-60s, this name was first written Mengas Dûr, quickly revised Cabad-en-Aras with an a in the last syllable of the first word, and finally changed to Cabed-en-Aras with an e (WJ/156).
Cabad-en-Aras→ Cabed-en-Aras ✧ WJ/100 Cabad-en-Aras→ Cabed-en-Aras ✧ WJ/156
- Cabad-en-Aras → Cabed-en-Aras ✧ WJI/Cabed-en-Aras
- Cabad-en-Aras ✧ WJ/100 (
Cabad-en-Aras); WJ/156 ( Cabad-en-Aras); WJI/Cabed-en-Aras