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Dates
Lúthien was born two ages before the Return of the Noldor; first called Tinúviel I 464; died I 503
Race
Elves (but later chose to become mortal as Men)
Division
Culture
Settlements
Raised in Doriath; later settled with Beren on Tol Galen
Pronunciation
tinoo'vee-el
Meaning
'Nightingale' (literally 'dusk-singer')
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Tinúviel

Beren’s name for Lúthien

'Nightingale', the name given to Lúthien of Doriath by Beren when he first saw her dancing in the forest.


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