Nenning was a river of the West Beleriand.

It had its wells in the hills lying north-west in West Beleriand south of the Ered Wethrin, near the Woods of Núath.

It ran to the bay of Eglarest where it met the sea Belegaer and also served as a the border between the Havens of the Falas and Finrod's realm of Nargothrond.

According to The Atlas of Middle-earth, it approximately 100 miles in length.[1]


Nenning was a Sindarin word.[2]


Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ኘንኒንግ
Arabic نيننينغ
Armenian Նենինգին ?
Belarusian Cyrillic Неннінг
Bengali ণেন্নিঙ
Bulgarian Cyrillic Неннинг
Chinese (Hong Kong) 內恩寧河
Greek Νεννινγ
Gujarati નેન્નીંગ
Hebrew נינינג
Hindi नेनिंग
Japanese ネニング
Kannada ನೆನ್ನಿಂಗ್
Kazakh Неннинг (Cyrillic) Nennïng (Latin)
Korean 네닝
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Нэннинг
Macedonian Cyrillic Неннинг
Marathi नेन्नींग
Mongolian Cyrillic Нэннинг
Nepalese नेन्निङ
Pashto نینینګ
Persian ننینگ
Russian Неннинг
Serbian Неннинг (Cyrillic) Nenning (Latin)
Sinhalese ණෙන්නිඞ් ?
Tajik Cyrillic Неннинг
Tamil னென்னிங்
Telugu నెన్నింగ్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Неннінгська
Urdu نیننانگ
Uzbek Неннинг (Cyrillic) Nenning (Latin)
Yiddish נאַנינג

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


  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The First Age, The Elder Days, "Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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