S. Fangorn m. “Treebeard”

S. Fangorn, m. “Treebeard”

Sindarin name of Treebeard (LotR/464), more literally translated “beard-(of)-tree” (LotR/1131, PE17/84). His name is a combination of fang “beard” and orn “tree” (SA/orn, PE17/84).

Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, his name also appeared as N. Fangorn “Treebeard” (TI/412).

References ✧ LotR/464, 1131; LotRI/Fangorn, Treebeard; PE17/84; RC/764; SA/orn; UTI

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fang “beard” ✧ PE17/84
orn “(tall) tree” ✧ PE17/84; SA/orn

N. Fangorn m. “Treebeard”

See S. Fangorn for discussion.

References ✧ RSI; SDI1/Fangorn; TI/412, 428; TII; WRI

Glosses

Elements

fang “beard”
orn “tree”