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thurin

thurin is an adjective meaning "secret" or "hidden" in Sindarin.[1] It was used as a proper name for Túrin by Finduilas, who doubted that his true name was Agarwaen. The similarity with his name turbed him.[2]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", entry "THUR"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Túrin in Nargothrond", p. 165