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'''Nahald''' ("secret") is the original Hobbit name of [[Déagol]], the [[Stoors|Stoor]] who originally found the [[One Ring]] and was murdered by [[Sméagol]] ([[Trahald]]).
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''nahald'' means "secret" in [[Northern Mannish]]. It was also the name of the [[Hobbit]] [[Déagol]]<ref>{{HM|AF}}, On Translation</ref>
 
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==Etymology==
In Déagol's days (mid-25th century [[Third Age]]) the hobbits who lived in the [[Vales of Anduin]] used language which was related to the Northern tongues of the Men.
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A possible [[root]] *NAH<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]
 
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==References==
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* ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[Appendices|Appendix]] [[Appendix F|F]] II: On Translation.
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[[Category:Hobbits]]
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[[Category:Westron words]]

Revision as of 20:31, 30 May 2009

nahald means "secret" in Northern Mannish. It was also the name of the Hobbit Déagol[1]

Etymology

A possible root *NAH[2]


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