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fanga is the Quenya word for "beard".

[edit] Etymology

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

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[edit] Cognates

[edit] Other version

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


  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