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Gamil Zirak

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==History==
 
==History==
Zirak the Old was the master of [[Telchar]] of [[Nogrod]], the maker of many renowned works. Gamil Zirak was a great craftsman himself, and the treasuries of [[Thingol]] were known to hold examples of his work.
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Zirak the Old was the master of the dwarf [[Telchar]], the smith of [[Nogrod]], the maker of many renowned works. Gamil Zirak was a great craftsman himself, and the treasuries of [[Thingol]] were known to hold examples of his work.<ref>{{UT|Narn}}, ''The Departure of Túrin''</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
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''[[Gamil]]'' means "old" in [[Khuzdul]], and ''[[Zirak]]'' either means "spike" or "silver".
 
''[[Gamil]]'' means "old" in [[Khuzdul]], and ''[[Zirak]]'' either means "spike" or "silver".
 
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Gamil Zirak
Dwarf
Biographical Information
Other namesZirak the Old
Physical Description
GenderMale

Gamil Zirak was a Dwarven smith.

History

Zirak the Old was the master of the dwarf Telchar, the smith of Nogrod, the maker of many renowned works. Gamil Zirak was a great craftsman himself, and the treasuries of Thingol were known to hold examples of his work.[1]

Etymology

Gamil means "old" in Khuzdul, and Zirak either means "spike" or "silver".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", The Departure of Túrin