(noun) sirith (i hirith, o sirith) (stream), no distinct pl. except with article (i sirith)
place name. Flowing
- S. Sirith “Flowing” ✧ SA/sîr
Word Gloss SIR “flow” -th “abstract noun”
- Sirith ✧ SA/sîr; VT42/11
(adj., used of water) cell (running), lenited gell, pl. cill
- √KEL “flow (down or away), run (of water or rivers), go away, flow (down or away), run (of water or rivers), go away, [ᴹ√] run away especially downwards or at end; [ᴱ√] ooze, trickle”
A river in Gondor appearing on the maps of The Lord of the Rings (LotR/1186), it is simply the gerund sirith “flowing” used as a name (SA/sîr, VT42/11).
Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, N. Sirith appeared the list of rivers of Gondor (TI/312).