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'''fanga''' is the [[Quenya]] word for "beard"
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'''fanga''' is the [[Quenya]] word for "beard".
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[PQ]] ''[[spangâ]]'', perhaps from even earlier *''spanagâ''; [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[SPÁNAG]]<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies]]</ref>
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[[PQ]] ''[[spangâ]]'', perhaps from even earlier *''spanagâ''; [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[SPÁNAG]].<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies]]</ref>
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*''[[Andafangar]]'' "[[Longbeards]]"
 
*''[[Andafangar]]'' "[[Longbeards]]"
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[fang]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[fang]]''
 
==Other version==
 
==Other version==
Earlier names for "beard" were ''poa''<ref name="GL">[[Gnomish Lexicon]]</ref> and ''vanga''<ref>{{HM|LT2}}</ref><ref name="GL"/>
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Earlier names for "beard" were ''poa''.<ref name="GL">[[Gnomish Lexicon]]</ref> and ''vanga''<ref>{{HM|LT2}}</ref><ref name="GL"/>
 
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Revision as of 10:36, 15 July 2011

fanga is the Quenya word for "beard".

Etymology

PQ spangâ, perhaps from even earlier *spanagâ; Root SPÁNAG.[1]

Examples

Cognates

Other version

Earlier names for "beard" were poa.[2] and vanga[3][2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gnomish Lexicon
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two