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Sigin-tarâg is Khuzdul for "Longbeards" - Sigin meaning "long", and Tarâg meaning "beards". The name was translated as Andafangar (in Quenya) or Anfangrim (in Sindarin).[1] The Longbeards were those Dwarves descended from royal House of Durin.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", Note 21, p. 321
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"