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fanga

fanga is the Quenya word for "beard".

[edit] Etymology

PQ spangâ, perhaps from even earlier *spanagâ; Root SPÁNAG.[1]

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[edit] Other version

Earlier names for "beard" were poa.[2] and vanga[3][2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gnomish Lexicon
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two