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Neithan

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Neithan is Sindarin for "The Wronged" and was an alias taken by Túrin Turambar when he dwelt among the Gaurwaith.[1]

The literal meaning of Neithan is "one who is deprived".[2]

[edit] Etymology

Neithan is a Sindarin word derived from NEK "deprive". Its Quenya cognate is nehtanō "one deprived, exile whose rights and goods have been confiscated".[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 167