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Beleg Cúthalion was born some considerable time before I 458, and slain mistakenly by Túrin in I 489
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Pronunciation
kutha'lion
Meaning
'Strongbow' (a reference to Beleg's great bow Belthronding)
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Cúthalion

The surname of Beleg of Doriath

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The surname and title of Beleg was derived from Sindarin cú thalion, 'Strongbow', and indeed often appears in its English form as well as the original Elvish.


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