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Dimrost, later known as Nen Girith, was a waterfall on the stream of Celebros near Cabed-en-Aras in the forest of Brethil.

History

Dimrost flowed down to meet the river Taeglin on the borders of Brethil.[1] The falls raised a fine spray into the air, from which they took their name from. Above Dimrost, the Men of Brethil had constructed a wooden bridge to cross the Celebros. From the bridge, a wide view could be seen, showing the ravines of Taeglin about two miles distant. When Níniel first came to Brethil with Túrin, the view from the bridge upset her greatly where she started shivering uncontrollably. Afterwards, the name of Dimrost was changed to Nen Girith, the "Shuddering Water". Her foresighted fears of her own death here were only realized when the ravines she had seen from the bridge would be the place where she would die.[2]

Manthor died near the falls of an arrow-wound, on the day Húrin left Brethil.[3]

Etymology

Dimrost is a Sindarin word meaning 'rainy stair'.[4]

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Arabic دمروست
Armenian Դիմրոստ
Belarusian Cyrillic Дімрост
Bengali দিমিরোস্ট
Bulgarian Cyrillic Димрост
Chinese 迪姆罗斯特
Georgian დიმროსტი
Greek Διμροστ
Gujarati ડિમ્રોસ્ટ
Hebrew דימרוסט
Hindi डिम्रोस्त
Japanese ディムロスト
Kannada ಡಿಮ್ರಾಸ್ಟ್
Kazakh Димрост (Cyrillic) Dïmrost (Latin)
Korean 딤로스트
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Димрост
Macedonian Cyrillic Димрост
Marathi डिम्रॉस्ट
Mongolian Cyrillic Димрост
Nepalese डिमस्ट्र
Pashto ضیمروست ?
Persian ضیمروست ?
Punjabi ਡਿਮ੍ਰਸਟ
Russian Димрост
Sanskrit डिम्रोस्त्
Serbian (Cyrillic) Dimrost (Latin) Димрост
Sinhalese ඩිම්රොස්ට්
Tajik Cyrillic Димрост
Tamil டிம்ப்ரோஸ்ட்
Tatar Димрост
Telugu డిమ్రొస్త
Ukrainian Cyrillic Дімрост
Urdu دامروسٹ
Uzbek Димрост (Cyrillic) Dimrost (Latin)
Yiddish דימראָסט

References

  1. The Children of Húrin, Appendix 2: "The Composition of the Text"
  2. Unfinished Tales, Part One: The First Age, II: "Narn i Chîn Húrin" (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)
  3. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. XI: The War of the Jewels, Chapter I: "The Wanderings of Húrin"
  4. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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