An earlier name for Amon Lhaw appearing in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (TI/364), apparently a combination of some form of the root ᴹ√LAS having to do with hearing and mindon “tower”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/2.61).
place name. Larmindon
- Larmindon → Amon Lhaw ✧ TI/364
Word Gloss LAS “listen” mindon “(isolated) tower”