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'''Naugladur''' was the Lord of the dwarves of [[Nogrod]]. He led the attack against and killed [[Elu Thingol]] to capture the [[Nauglamír]]. Later he fought with [[Beren]] and would have slain him, but stumbled and Beren slew him to reclamim the Nauglamír.
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'''Naugladur''' was the king of the [[Dwarves of Nogrod]] in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales (disambiguation)|The Book of Lost Tales]]''.
  
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==History==
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He led the [[Battle of the Thousand Caves|attack]] against [[Menegroth]] to capture the [[Nauglamír]]. Later he fought with [[Beren]] in the [[Battle of Sarn Athrad]] and would have slain him, but stumbled and Beren slew him to reclaim the Nauglamír.  With his dying words he cursed the treasure that he was bringing back to Nogrod, which Beren dumped in the river.
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==Etymology==
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The name ''Naugladur'' was never explained by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]], but it is likely a [[Gnomish|Goldogrin]] name meaning "King [of the] Dwarves".<ref>{{webcite|author=[[John D. Rateliff]], [[Patrick H. Wynne]], [[Jason Fisher]], Andrew Higgins (mailing list discussion)|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mythsoc/message/24132|articlename=naugladur (#24132; first message)|dated=21 February 2013|website=[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mythsoc/ MythSoc mailing list]|accessed=24 February 2013}}</ref>
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Naugladur
Dwarf
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Nogrod[1]
LocationNogrod
BirthFirst Age
DeathF.A. 503
Battle of Sarn Athrad
Physical Description
GenderMale
WeaponryHammer, sword[2]

Naugladur was the king of the Dwarves of Nogrod in The Book of Lost Tales.

History

He led the attack against Menegroth to capture the Nauglamír. Later he fought with Beren in the Battle of Sarn Athrad and would have slain him, but stumbled and Beren slew him to reclaim the Nauglamír. With his dying words he cursed the treasure that he was bringing back to Nogrod, which Beren dumped in the river.

Etymology

The name Naugladur was never explained by Tolkien, but it is likely a Goldogrin name meaning "King [of the] Dwarves".[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Nauglafring" , p. 225
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Nauglafring" , p. 238
  3. John D. Rateliff, Patrick H. Wynne, Jason Fisher, Andrew Higgins (mailing list discussion), "naugladur (#24132; first message)" dated 21 February 2013, MythSoc mailing list (accessed 24 February 2013)