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'''Frór''' ([[Third Age]] 2552 2589, aged 37 years) was a [[Dwarves|dwarf]] of [[Durin's folk]] and the second son of King [[Dáin I]]. During his short life his people lived in the [[Grey Mountains]], where they were threatened by [[Dragons]]. In 2589 both Frór and his father were killed by a great [[Cold-drakes|Cold-drake]].
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'''Frór''' ({{TA|2552}} - {{TA|2589|n}}, aged 37 years) was a [[Dwarves|dwarf]] of [[Durin's folk]] and the second son of King [[Dáin I]].
  
Frór's older brother [[Thrór]] then became [[Kings of Durin's Folk|King of Durin's Folk]] and led part of his house back to [[Lonely Mountain]]. The rest of Durin's folk traveled East to the [[Iron Hills]] with the youngest brother [[Grór]], who founded his own [[Dwarves of the Iron Hills|kingdom]].
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==History==
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During his short life his people lived in the [[Grey Mountains]], where they were threatened by and at [[War of the Dwarves and Dragons|war]] with [[Dragons]]. In 2589 both Frór and his father were killed by a great [[Cold-drakes|Cold-drake]] outside their [[Dáin's halls|halls]].
  
== Genealogy ==
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Frór's older brother [[Thrór]] then became [[Kings of Durin's Folk|King of Durin's Folk]] and led part of his house back to [[Lonely Mountain]]. The rest of those who left traveled East to the [[Iron Hills]] with the youngest brother [[Grór]], who founded his own [[Dwarves of the Iron Hills|realm]].<ref>{{App|Durin}}</ref>
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            [[Dáin I]]
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      ________|________     
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  [[Thrór]]     '''FRÓR'''    [[Grór]]
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[[Thráin II]]           [[Náin son of Grór|Náin]]
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==Etymology==
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''Frór'' is a dwarf from the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. His name most likely means "swift".<ref>[[Jim Allan]], "Giving of Names", in ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', p. 225</ref><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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== Genealogy ==
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{{familytree| THR | | FRO | | GRO |THR=[[Thrór]]|FRO='''FRÓR'''|GRO=[[Grór]]}}
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{{familytree| THA | | | | | | NAI |THA=[[Thráin II]]|NAI=[[Náin (son of Grór)|Náin]]}}
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Revision as of 17:05, 25 December 2012

Frór
Dwarf
Biographical Information
LocationGrey Mountains
LanguageKhuzdul
BirthT.A. 2552
DeathT.A. 2589 (aged 37)
Dáin's halls, Grey Mountains
Family
HouseHouse of Durin
ParentageDáin I
SiblingsThrór, Grór
Physical Description
GenderMale

Frór (T.A. 2552 - 2589, aged 37 years) was a dwarf of Durin's folk and the second son of King Dáin I.

History

During his short life his people lived in the Grey Mountains, where they were threatened by and at war with Dragons. In 2589 both Frór and his father were killed by a great Cold-drake outside their halls.

Frór's older brother Thrór then became King of Durin's Folk and led part of his house back to Lonely Mountain. The rest of those who left traveled East to the Iron Hills with the youngest brother Grór, who founded his own realm.[1]

Etymology

Frór is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name most likely means "swift".[2][3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Dáin I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrór
 
FRÓR
 
Grór
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thráin II
 
 
 
 
 
Náin

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  2. Jim Allan, "Giving of Names", in An Introduction to Elvish, p. 225
  3. 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