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Trāgu

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''trâgu'' means "squeezed through a hole"<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 31]]</ref> in [[Dalish]] and the name of [[dragon]] [[Smaug]]
 
''trâgu'' means "squeezed through a hole"<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 31]]</ref> in [[Dalish]] and the name of [[dragon]] [[Smaug]]
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word seems to come from a [[root]] *TAR'H<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>
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The word seems to come from a [[Sundocarmë|Root]] *TAR'H<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>
 
==Related words==
 
==Related words==
 
*[[Northern Mannish]] ''[[trahald]]'' "[[Sméagol]]"
 
*[[Northern Mannish]] ''[[trahald]]'' "[[Sméagol]]"

Revision as of 15:35, 3 July 2010

trâgu means "squeezed through a hole"[1] in Dalish and the name of dragon Smaug

Etymology

The word seems to come from a Root *TAR'H[2]

Related words

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 31
  2. Andreas Moehn, Etymologies of the Atani Languages