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Déagol

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'''Déagol''', was the [[Stoors|Stoor]] [[Hobbit]] who had found [[the One Ring]] while diving in the [[Gladden]] river (a tributary to the [[Anduin]]) with his cousin [[Sméagol]]. Sméagol (later known as [[Gollum]]) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.
 
'''Déagol''', was the [[Stoors|Stoor]] [[Hobbit]] who had found [[the One Ring]] while diving in the [[Gladden]] river (a tributary to the [[Anduin]]) with his cousin [[Sméagol]]. Sméagol (later known as [[Gollum]]) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.
  
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==Etymology==
 
Déagol is an [[Old English]] translation of the "original" [[Westron]] name '[[Nahald]]'. Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".
 
Déagol is an [[Old English]] translation of the "original" [[Westron]] name '[[Nahald]]'. Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".
  
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==Adaptations==
 
In [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], Déagol is played by [[New Zealand]] actor [[Thomas Robins]].
 
In [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], Déagol is played by [[New Zealand]] actor [[Thomas Robins]].
  

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Déagol
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
Physical Description
GenderMale

Déagol, was the Stoor Hobbit who had found the One Ring while diving in the Gladden river (a tributary to the Anduin) with his cousin Sméagol. Sméagol (later known as Gollum) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.

Etymology

Déagol is an Old English translation of the "original" Westron name 'Nahald'. Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".

Adaptations

In Peter Jackson's The Return of the King, Déagol is played by New Zealand actor Thomas Robins.