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Revision as of 19:20, 10 January 2012

"...It is a long tale..." — Aragorn
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This article is about the Dwarf in The Hobbit. For the the King of Durin's Folk, see Óin (Son of Glóin).
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Óin
Dwarf
Family
ParentageGróin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Óin (Third Age 2774 - 2994, 223 years old) was one of the Dwarves of the following of Thorin II Oakenshield who reclaimed Erebor from Smaug.

Contents

History

Óin was the son of Gróin and older brother of Glóin. Both brothers were noted for their ability to start fires.[1]

He later travelled to Moria with Balin, and was lost in the ill-fated attempt to reoccupy Khazad-dûm. Óin went to seek the upper armouries of the Third Deep and also went to the Hollin gate, where he was taken by the Watcher in the Water.[2]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Farin
2560 - 2803
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundin
2662 - 2799
 
 
 
 
 
Gróin
2671 - 2923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Balin
2763 - 2994
 
Dwalin
2772 - Fo.A. 91
 
ÓIN
2774 - 2994
 
Glóin
2783 - Fo.A. 15


Etymology

Oinn is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name means "Shy".[3]

Portrayal in Adaptations

1966: The Hobbit (1966 film):

Óin is omitted. Thorin Oakenshield only travels with an unnamed guard and the princess of Dale.[4]

1968: The Hobbit (1968 radio series):

Óin is played by Rolf Lefebvre.

1977: The Hobbit (1977 film):

No actor is specified for the role of Óin.

1979: The Hobbit (1979 radio series):

No actor is specified for the role of Óin.

1982: The Hobbit (1982 video game):

Óin is omitted; Thorin is the only companion of the player, Bilbo Baggins.[5]

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

No actor is credited for the role of Óin.

2012-3: The Hobbit films:

Óin will be played by John Callen.[6]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Roast Mutton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Bridge of Khazad-dûm"
  3. Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967
  4. "The Hobbit.mp4" dated 05 January 2012, YouTube (accessed 10 January 2012)
  5. ZX Computing, 8304 (April/May 1983), p. 76, accessed April 24 2011
  6. Peter Jackson, "Production begins in New Zealand on The Hobbit" dated 20 March 2011, Facebook (accessed 23 December 2011)


Members of Thorin and Company
Thorin · Balin · Dwalin · Fíli · Kíli · Dori · Nori · Ori · Óin · Glóin · Bifur · Bofur · Bombur · Gandalf · Bilbo Baggins