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|−|In his translation of the [[Red Book of Westmarch]], [[Tolkien]] anglicised many hobbit names. 'Ranugad' is an example of this process - it is the real name of the hobbit named [[ Hamfast Gamgee]] in [[ The Lord of the Rings]]. Ranugad (often abbreviated to '[[Ran]]' ) had a very similar meaning to the translated name, Hamfast. |+|
'Ranugad' is [] [].
often abbreviated to '[[Ran]]'
Revision as of 17:30, 9 November 2012
Ranugad is a Hobbitish name meaning "Stay-at-home" (Hamfast.
It is often abbreviated to Ran
The first element is obviously related to rân and means "home". The second element -gad means "stay".