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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]]
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'''''Trāgu''''' is the name of the [[Dragons|dragon]] [[Smaug]] in the [[language of Dale]].<ref>{{PM|II}}, p. 54</ref>
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==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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It has been suggested that the word seems to come from a [[Sundocarmë|Root]] *TAR'H.<ref>[[Andreas Möhn|Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>
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==Related words==
 
==Related words==
 
*[[Northern Mannish]] ''[[trahald]]'' "[[Sméagol]]"
 
*[[Northern Mannish]] ''[[trahald]]'' "[[Sméagol]]"
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*[[Hobbitish]] ''[[trân]]'' "[[smial]]"
 
*[[Hobbitish]] ''[[trân]]'' "[[smial]]"
 
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Revision as of 10:51, 29 December 2011

Trāgu is the name of the dragon Smaug in the language of Dale.[1]

Etymology

It has been suggested that the word seems to come from a Root *TAR'H.[2]

Related words

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Appendix on Languages", p. 54
  2. Andreas Moehn, Etymologies of the Atani Languages