N. Narothal m. “Firefoot”

N. Narothal, m. “Firefoot”

Name of Gandalf’s horse appearing in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (RS/351), a combination of naur “fire” and a mutated form of tâl “foot”, as suggested by Roman Rausch (EE/1.6).

References ✧ RS/351; RSI; TII

Glosses

Elements

naur “fire”
tâl “foot; (lower) end” liquid-mutation ✧ RS/351 (#thal)