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


A possible root *TRAH[2]. The same root can be seen in the name Trâgu ("Smaug")


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