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Fang

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''(See also [[Fang (dog)|Fang]], [[Farmer Maggot]]'s dog)''
 
''(See also [[Fang (dog)|Fang]], [[Farmer Maggot]]'s dog)''
 
 
'''''fang''''' is a noun meaning "beard" in [[Sindarin]].
 
'''''fang''''' is a noun meaning "beard" in [[Sindarin]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* [[Fangorn]] = "Treebeard"
 
* [[Fangorn]] = "Treebeard"
*[[enfeng]] = "[[Longbeards]]"
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*[[Enfeng]] = "[[Longbeards]]"
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[fanga]]''
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[fanga]]''
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*[[Telerin]] ''[[spanga]]''
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]

Revision as of 11:07, 3 September 2009

(See also Fang, Farmer Maggot's dog) fang is a noun meaning "beard" in Sindarin.

Etymology

From OS *sphanga < PQ *spangâ (root SPANÁG)

Examples

Cognates

References