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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]].
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'''''Ranugad''''' is a [[Hobbitish]] name meaning "Stay-at-home" ([[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast]].
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It is often abbreviated to ''[[Ran]]''
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==Etymology==
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The first element is obviously related to ''[[rân]]'' and means "home". The second element ''-gad'' means "stay".
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[[Category: Westron words]]

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Ranugad is a Hobbitish name meaning "Stay-at-home" (Hamfast.

It is often abbreviated to Ran

Etymology

The first element is obviously related to rân and means "home". The second element -gad means "stay".