Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion revisions from the 1950s-60s, this name appeared as Haudh-en-Ellas (WJ/92).
place name. Mound of the Elf-maid
Word Gloss haudh “(funeral) mound, grave; heap, piled mound, (funeral) mound, grave, [N.] tomb; [orig.] †heap, piled mound” en “of the” Elleth “Elf-maid”
- hauð-en-elleth ✧ PE17/141
- Hauð-en-Elleth ✧ WJ/095
Haudh-en-Elleth is a Sindarin name glossed as "Mound of the Elf-maid" or "mound (grave) of the Noldorin maid".