灯芯草岛Rushey),是夏尔东部泽地地区的一个村庄。它坐落在湿软的沼泽中一块相对坚硬的土地上,如同水中岛屿,故而得名。连接泽地南部深岸村和北部斯托克村堤道,从灯芯草岛穿过。[1][2]

名称释义

在英语地名中,-ey通常表达“岛屿”之意,故灯芯草岛(Rushey)一名可拆分成Rush-ey,字面上即意为“灯芯草-岛屿”。[3]

来源与注释

  1. 魔戒I-魔戒同盟夏尔一隅
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 775
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 775
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