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Raised in Khazad-dûm; later founded Erebor, the Kingdom under the Mountain
Pronunciation
Uncertain; see note to entry for Thráin II
Meaning
Old Norse, apparently meaning 'one who craves'
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Note
Thráin I is not to be confused with his more famous descendant Thráin II, father of Thorin Oakenshield and last wielder of the Ring of Thrór; for that later King of Durin's Folk, see the entry for Thráin II

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Thráin I

The King who deserted Khazad-dûm

Náin I
Thráin I
Thorin I

Kings of Durin's Folk

A descendant of Durin the Deathless and King of Durin's Folk, the son of Náin I and father of Thorin I.


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  • Updated 29 December 2013
  • Updates planned: 1

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