Burning ships

Fëanor burns the ships at Losgar.

Losgar was a region located at the mouth of the Firth of Drengist in Middle-earth.[1]


Losgar was the place that Fëanor and his followers landed and where he ordered the burning the Swanships that he stole from the Teleri of Alqualondë. Fingolfin observed this from Araman in Aman and realized that he had been betrayed thus forcing him and his followers to undergo a long and hard trek across the Helcaraxë to Middle-earth.[2]


Losgar is a Sindarin word.[3]

Translations around the World

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ሎስጋር
Arabic لوسعار
Armenian Լոսգար
Belarusian Cyrillic Лосгар
Bengali লস্গার
Bulgarian Cyrillic Лосгар
Georgian ლოსგარი
Greek Λοσγαρ
Gujarati ળોસ્ગર
Hebrew לוסגאר ?
Hindi ळोस्गर
Japanese ロスガー
Kannada ಲಾಸ್ಗರ್
Kazakh Лосгар (Cyrillic) Losgar (Latin)
Korean 로스 가르
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Лосгар
Macedonian Cyrillic Лосгар
Marathi लॉस्गर
Mongolian Cyrillic Лосгар
Nepalese ळोस्गर
Persian لوسگار
Pashto لوسګار
Punjabi ਲੈਸਗਰ
Russian Лосгар
Sanskrit ळोस्गर्
Serbian Лосгар (Cyrillic) Losgar (Latin)
Sinhalese ලොස්ගර්
Tajik Cyrillic Лосгар
Tamil லொஸ்கர்
Telugu లొసగర్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Лосґар ?
Uzbek Лосгар (Cyrillic) Losgar (Latin)
Yiddish לאָסגאַר


  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The First Age, The Elder Days, "The Flight of the Noldor"
  2. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter IX: "Of the Flight of the Noldor"
  3. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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