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Gostir

Gostir
Dragon
George Sukhoff - Gostir.png
"Gostir" by George Sukhoff
Biographical Information
Other namesDread Glance, Gorsthir
AffiliationMorgoth
GalleryImages of Gostir

Gostir was one of the Dragons of Morgoth about whom almost nothing is known except its name.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Gostir means "dread glance" in Noldorin, from gost ("dread, terror") and thîr ("look, face, expression, countenance").[1]

The older form of the name was Gorsthir.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", entries "GOS-", "GOTH-", and "THĒ-"


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Glaurung · Gostir · Ancalagon · Scatha · Smaug