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Nar (companion of Bilbo)

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'''Nar''' was a Dwarf that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journeys after his birthday party.<ref>{{RS|Return}}</ref>
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'''Nar''' was one of the four Dwarves that accompanied [[Bilbo Baggins]] on his journeys after his birthday party.<ref>{{RS|Return}}</ref>
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In the early writings of the chapter [[A Long-expected Party]], Nar was given some dialogue and a bit more development.  However he later changed his mind, and did not disclose his name in the book nor gave him any dialogue.
  
 
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==Etymology==

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The name Nar refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Nár (disambiguation).
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Nar
Dwarf
Physical Description
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Nar was one of the four Dwarves that accompanied Bilbo Baggins on his journeys after his birthday party.[1]

In the early writings of the chapter A Long-expected Party, Nar was given some dialogue and a bit more development. However he later changed his mind, and did not disclose his name in the book nor gave him any dialogue.

Etymology

Nár is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name means "Corpse".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Return of the Shadow, "The Second Phase: XIV. Return to Hobbiton"
  2. 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