Pen-arduin was a place in the hills of Emyn Arnen, in Gondor, where Borlas son of Beregond lived during the Fourth Age.[1]

Etymology Edit

Pen-arduin is Sindarin for 'having green waves', from pen- meaning 'to have' [2], ard meaning 'green' [3], and uin, meaning originally 'waves' [4].

References Edit

  1. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. XII: The Peoples of Middle-earth, chapter XVI: "The New Shadow"
  2. Parma Eldalamberon issue 17: "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien"
  3. The Silmarillion, Index, pg. 317 (1977 publication)
  4. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. I: The Book of Lost Tales Part One, Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales - Part 1, pg. 270