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

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] Related words


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