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'''''Drúin''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word referring to the wild, reclusive [[Men]] known as the [[Drúedain]]. The name comes ultimately from their own name for themselves, [[Drúedain|Drughu]], adapted to the sounds of Sindarin [[Elvish]]. Drúin is a simple plural (directly equivalent to "Woses"), but there were also other forms in Sindarin. [[Drúedain|Drúath]] would refer to a large number or crowd of these people, while [[Drúedain]] was a reference to the race as a whole.
 
'''''Drúin''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word referring to the wild, reclusive [[Men]] known as the [[Drúedain]]. The name comes ultimately from their own name for themselves, [[Drúedain|Drughu]], adapted to the sounds of Sindarin [[Elvish]]. Drúin is a simple plural (directly equivalent to "Woses"), but there were also other forms in Sindarin. [[Drúedain|Drúath]] would refer to a large number or crowd of these people, while [[Drúedain]] was a reference to the race as a whole.
 
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Drúin is a Sindarin word referring to the wild, reclusive Men known as the Drúedain. The name comes ultimately from their own name for themselves, Drughu, adapted to the sounds of Sindarin Elvish. Drúin is a simple plural (directly equivalent to "Woses"), but there were also other forms in Sindarin. Drúath would refer to a large number or crowd of these people, while Drúedain was a reference to the race as a whole.