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Lindon

Forlindon on a map of Lindon

Forlindon was the northern part of Lindon which is separated from Harlindon, the southern part by the Gulf of Lune along the coasts of western Middle-earth.

The Elven-haven and harbour of Forlond lay on the southern coast of the region, and was ruled by Gil-galad.[1]

Like the rest of Lindon it is a remnant of the Beleriand that sank under the Great Sea after the War of Wrath, at the end of the First Age.[2]

EtymologyEdit

The name Forlindon possibly means "North Lindon", from the Quenya word formen and Sindarin words for, forn, forod ("north") and Lindon.[3][4]

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ፎርሊንዶን
Arabic فورليندون
Armenian Ֆորլինդոն
Belarusian Cyrillic Форліндон
Bengali ফোরল্যান্ডন ?
Bulgarian Cyrillic Форлиндън
Greek Φορλινδον
Gujarati ફોર્લિન્દોન
Hebrew פורלינדון
Hindi फोर्लिंदों
Kannada ಫಾರ್ಲಿಂಡಾನ್
Kazakh Форліндон (Cyrillic) Forlindon (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Форлиндон
Lao ຟໂrຣິນດໂນ ?
Macedonian Cyrillic Форлиндон
Marathi फॉलीकंडन
Mongolian Cyrillic Форлиндон
Nepalese फ़ोर्लिन्दोन
Pashto فورلیندون ?
Persian فورلیندون
Russian Форлиндон
Serbian Форлиндон (Cyrillic) Forlindon (Latin)
Sinhalese ෆොර්ලිඳොන්
Tamil போர்லிண்டோன்
Telugu ఫోర్లిందోన్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Форліндон
Urdu فورلانڈون
Uzbek Форлиндон (Cyrillic) Forlindon (Latin)
Yiddish פאָרלינדאָן

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Second Age, "Refugee Relocation"
  2. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XXIV: "Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath"
  3. The Silmarillion, Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin names
  4. Parma Eldalamberon 17, Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien