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Dates
Came out of Aman with the Noldor. Died I 466.
Species
Pronunciation
hoo'an
Meaning
Simply 'hound'1
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The Hound of Valinor; faithful companion to Celegorm son of Fëanor until his mistreatment of Lúthien in Nargothrond, after which he helped Lúthien and Beren in the Quest of the Silmaril. He defeated Sauron at the gates of Tol-in-Gaurhoth, and slew Carcharoth in the Hunting of the Wolf.


Notes

1

At least, according the The Etymologies. (The History of Middle-earth Volume 5, The Lost Road and Other Writings III The Etymologies).

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