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Location
Flowing southwestwards out of the Misty Mountains, passing Rivendell
Settlements
Rivendell stood near the source of the river
Source
In the Misty Mountains near the High Pass
Tributaries
Joined by an unnamed stream out of the valley of Rivendell
Outflow
Joined the river Mitheithel westward of Eregion
Pronunciation
brui'nen ('ui' as in English 'ruin')
Meaning
'Loud water'
Other names

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  • Updated 12 May 2015
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River Bruinen

The Elves’ name for the Loudwater

Also called the Loudwater, the river that rose in the Misty Mountains east of Rivendell, and joined the Mitheithel (Hoarwell) to form the River Gwathló or Greyflood.


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