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'''Anar''' was a Dwarf that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journies after his birthday party.
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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 development.  However, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] later changed his mind, and did not disclose his name in the book nor gave him any dialogue.
  
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==
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Anar, or ''Anarr'', is a dwarf from the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. His name most likely means "the Other" or "Starer".<ref>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</ref>
  
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Revision as of 10:27, 26 December 2012

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Anar
Dwarf
Biographical Information
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Physical Description
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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