aran (“king”) + gost (“dread”)
noun. royal dread
masculine name. Aragost
Conceptual Development: In the draft of Appendix A of the Lord of the Rings, his name was first given as Arandost, revised to Aragost (PM/211).
Arandost→ Aragost ✧ PMI/Aragost
Word Gloss ar(a)- “noble, royal, high” gost “dread, terror”
- Arandost ✧ PMI/Aragost (