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Of more interest to my waking self is the etymology therein, as I am always amused whenever I can recall the specific technical details of a dream. In this case, I had invented an (alternative) etymology for “Gandalf’s Dwarven name”. Note that I’m calling this a Nordic etymology because I am largely unfamiliar with Tolkien’s languages, nor do I actually recall the Dwarven name for Mithrandir/Gandalf. An quick check of Wikipedia reveals the truth of this, to wit: in the Khuzdul language of Tolkien’s Dwarves, the Grey Pilgrim is called “Tharkûn”; however, the “representation in English (anglicised from Old Norse)” is “Gandalf”. I suspect I was thinking of the former since I am aware of the actual Norse meaning which is “wand elf”.
The precise name wasn’t included in my dream, but I was giving the analysis as a tripartite Nordic compound meaning “(makes love) where ([he] works)”. My assumption is that I have some deep seated notion that old Gandalf had a thing for the bearded ladies.