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Dates
Beren lived c.I 443 - c.I 503
Location
Beren lost his hand before the Gate of Angband
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Pronunciation
airchah'mion ('ch' is pronounced as in German 'Bach')
Meaning
'One-handed'
Other names
One-hand, One-handed; closely linked to Beren's title of Camlost, the Empty-handed
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Erchamion

The surname of Beren

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The most commonly used title of Beren; it means 'of the One Hand' - he lost his right hand to the great Wolf Carcharoth before the Gates of Angband.


See also...

Camlost, One-hand

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