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Location
To the east of the Great River Anduin, beneath the Falls of Rauros and opposite the Mouths of Entwash
Pronunciation
ni'ndalf
Meaning
Probably 'field of water'1
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  • Updated 24 December 2013
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Nindalf

The Wetwang marshes beneath the Emyn Muil

The great marshland region beneath the Emyn Muil that formed where the river Entwash flowed into the Anduin.


Notes

1

The name Nindalf is never explicitly explained, but nin is definitely 'water' and dalf is an old Elvish word for a wide flat area or field. As additional confirmation, we have the Common Tongue equivalent 'Wetwang', where wang means 'field', so this interpretation seems relatively secure.

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