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'''Adan''' is [[Sindarin]] for [[Man]] (i.e., human as opposed to Elf, Dwarf, Hobbit, etc.).  The plural is [[Edain]].  Properly, this word refers only to those Men who are descended from the Three Houses of Elf-friends.
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'''''Adan''''' is [[Sindarin]] for a "[[Men|Man]]" (i.e., as opposed to [[Elves|Elf]], [[Dwarves|Dwarf]], [[Hobbits|Hobbit]], etc.).  The plural is [[Edain]].  Properly, this word refers only to those Men who are descended from the Three Houses of Elf-friends.
  
 
The term often appears as an element of other words, notably [[Dúnedain|Dúnadan]] (Man of the West, Numenorean) and [[Elladan]] (Elf-man, referring to his Half-Elven heritage).
 
The term often appears as an element of other words, notably [[Dúnedain|Dúnadan]] (Man of the West, Numenorean) and [[Elladan]] (Elf-man, referring to his Half-Elven heritage).

Latest revision as of 22:34, 24 April 2011

Adan is Sindarin for a "Man" (i.e., as opposed to Elf, Dwarf, Hobbit, etc.). The plural is Edain. Properly, this word refers only to those Men who are descended from the Three Houses of Elf-friends.

The term often appears as an element of other words, notably Dúnadan (Man of the West, Numenorean) and Elladan (Elf-man, referring to his Half-Elven heritage).