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Brilthor was one of the seven rivers of Ossiriand in eastern Beleriand.

The Brilthor began in the Blue Mountains and was just one of the six tributaries to the great river Gelion.[1]

According to Karen Wynn Fonstad's The Atlas of Middle-earth, it measured approximately one-hundred miles in length.[2]

Etymology

Brilthor was a Sindarin word[3] that meant 'Glittering Torrent'.[4]

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ብሪልትሆር
Arabic بريلثور
Armenian Բրիլտհոր
Belarusian Cyrillic Брілтор
Bengali ব্রিলথর
Bulgarian Cyrillic Брилтор
Chinese (Hong Kong) 佈雷爾舍河
Danish Brilthorfloden ("Den Glitrende Fos")
Georgian ბრილეტორი
Greek Βριλθορ
Gujarati બ્રિલ્થોર
Hebrew ברילתור
Hindi ब्रिल्थोर
Japanese ブリルソール
Kannada ಬ್ರಿಲ್ಥೋರ್
Kazakh Брильтор (Cyrillic) Brïltor (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Брилтор
Macedonian Cyrillic Брилтор
Marathi ब्रिल्थोर
Mongolian Cyrillic Брилтор
Nepalese ब्रिल्थोर
Pashto بریلتهور
Persian بریلتهور ?
Punjabi ਬ੍ਰਿਲਥਰ
Russian Брилтор
Sanskrit ब्रिल्थोर्
Serbian Брилтор (Cyrillic) Briltor (Latin)
Sinhalese බ්‍රිල්තෝර්
Tajik Cyrillic Брилтор
Tamil பிரில்தோர்
Ukrainian Cyrillic Брілтор
Urdu برالٹہاور
Uyghur برىلتھور
Uzbek Брилтор (Cyrillic) Briltor (Latin)
Yiddish ברילטאָר


Rivers of Beleriand

Adurant | Aros | Ascar | Brilthor | Brithon | Celebros | Celon | Dry River | Duilwen | Esgalduin | Gelion | Ginglith | Glithui | Greater Gelion | Legolin | Little Gelion | Malduin | Mindeb | Narog | Nenning | Ringwil | Sirion | Taeglin



References

  1. The Silmarillion (inside cover), "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The First Age, The Elder Days, "Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  3. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  4. The Silmarillion, Index of Names
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