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View of the Greylin's source in the Ered Mithrin as depicted in The Lord of the Rings Online

Greylin was a river in the far northwest of Rhovanion in Middle-earth.

Greylin, that flowed from the Grey Mountains in the north, was one of the two tributaries (the other being the Langwell river) that formed the Anduin river. The next tributary of Anduin to the south from the Misty Mountains was the Rhimdath.

History

The ruins of Framsburg lay near the Greylin's confluence with Langwell.[1]

Etymology

Greylin was a Rohirric word that meant "Grey-torrent".[citation needed]

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Chinese (Hong Kong) 灰林河
Danish Gråstrømmen
Finnish Varjovesi
German Grauquell
Hebrew גריילין


References

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Regional Maps, "The Misty Mountains"
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