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Dates
Túrin used this name for several years before the Sack of Nargothrond in I 495
Location
Nargothrond on the River Narog
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Pronunciation
ada'nethel ('th' as in 'rather')
Meaning
A combination of the Elvish words adan 'Man' and edhel 'Elf'
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Adanedhel

The Elf-Man of Nargothrond

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Túrin the son of Húrin, though a Man, was raised from childhood in the halls of King Thingol of Doriath. When, later in his life, he went to dwell among the Elves of Nargothrond, they recognised the nobility he had learned in Thingol's kingdom, and gave him the name Adanedhel, meaning 'Elf-Man'.


See also...

Elf-Man, Nellas, Thurin

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