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Nar (companion of Bilbo)

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Revision as of 15:03, 29 December 2013

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
Biographical Information
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Physical Description
GenderMale

Nar was one of the four Dwarves that accompanied Bilbo Baggins on his journeys after his birthday party.[1]

Other versions

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

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