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Anar (dwarf)

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'''Anar''' was a Dwarf that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journeys after his birthday party.
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'''Anar''' was a Dwarf that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journeys after his birthday party.<ref>{{RS|Return}}</ref>
 
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Tolkien in the end decided not to elaborate on the Dwarves that were at [[Bag End]] during the party, and therefore scrapped his character.  Although it is still possible that this was one of the Dwarves' names.
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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This article is non-canon.

Anar was a Dwarf that accompanied Bilbo Baggins on his journeys after his birthday party.[1]

Etymology

Anar, or Anarr, is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name most likely means "the Other" or "Starer".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Return of the Shadow, "The Second Phase: XIV. Return to Hobbiton"
  2. Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967