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Emyn Duir

noun. dark mountains

emyn (pl. of amon “hill”), duir (pl. of dûr “dark”) David Salo: “dh and mh were liable to revert to d and m when they came to follow a nasal after syncope” TolkLang message 19.31.

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

emyn duir

place name. Dark Mountains

Hills in north-eastern Mirkwood, translated “Dark Mountains” (UT/280), also known as Emyn-nu-Fuin “Mountains of Mirkwood” (UT/281). This name is a combination of the plural of amon “hill” and the plural of the adjective dûr “dark”.

Sindarin [UT/280; UTI/Emyn Duir] Group: Eldamo. Published by