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Trahald

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''trahald'' means "burrowing" in [[Northern Mannish]]. It was also the name of the [[Hobbit]] [[Sméagol]]<ref>{{HM|AF}}, On Translation</ref>
 
''trahald'' means "burrowing" in [[Northern Mannish]]. It was also the name of the [[Hobbit]] [[Sméagol]]<ref>{{HM|AF}}, On Translation</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
A possible [[root]] *TRAH<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>. The same root can be seen in the name ''[[Trâgu]]'' ("[[Smaug]]")
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A possible [[root]] *TRAH<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>.
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==Related words==
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*[[Northern Mannish]] ''[[Trâgu]]'' "squeezed through a hole" ("[[Smaug]]")
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*[[Rohirric]] ''[[trahan]]'' "to burrow"
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*[[Hobbitish]] ''[[trân]]'' "[[smial]]"
 
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[[Category:Westron words]]
 
[[Category:Westron words]]

Revision as of 15:26, 27 August 2009

trahald means "burrowing" in Northern Mannish. It was also the name of the Hobbit Sméagol[1]

Etymology

A possible root *TRAH[2].

Related words

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, On Translation
  2. Andreas Moehn, Etymologies of the Atani Languages