|Other names||Dread Glance, Gorsthir|
Gostir was a dragon only known by name.
Gostir means "dread glance" in Noldorin, from gost ("dread, terror") and thîr ("look, face, expression, countenance").
The older form of the name was Gorsthir.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", Roots GOS-, GOTH-, and THĒ-
|Glaurung · Ancalagon · Scatha · Smaug|