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Anar (dwarf)

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'''Anar''' was a Dwarf that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journies after his birthday party.
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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 characterAlthough it is still possible that this was one of the Dwarves' names.
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'''Anar''' was one of the four Dwarves that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journeys after his birthday party.<ref>{{RS|Return}}</ref>
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==Other versions==
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In the early writings of the chapter "[[A Long-expected Party]]", Anar was given some dialogue and a bit more developmentHowever, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] later changed his mind, and did not disclose his name in the book nor gave him any dialogue.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:27, 26 December 2012

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Anar
Dwarf
Biographical Information
BirthThird Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Anar was one of the four Dwarves that accompanied Bilbo Baggins on his journeys after his birthday party.[1]

Other versions

In the early writings of the chapter "A Long-expected Party", Anar was given some dialogue and a bit more development. However, Tolkien later changed his mind, and did not disclose his name in the book nor gave him any dialogue.

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