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'''Baragund''' was part of the [[House of Bëor]], the oldest of the [[Edain|Three Houses of Men]] who befriended the [[Elves]]. He was the son of [[Bregolas]] and a direct descendant of [[Bëor|Bëor the Old]]. He had one daughter, [[Morwen]] and was the grandfather of [[Túrin|Túrin Turambar]]. He survived the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame") and lived as an outlaw with his uncle [[Barahir]] and some companions.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> They were eventually betrayed to [[Sauron]] and killed.<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
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'''Baragund''' ({{FA|420}}-{{FA|460|n}}) was part of the [[House of Bëor]], the oldest of the [[Edain|Three Houses of Men]] who befriended the [[Elves]]. He was the son of [[Bregolas]] and a direct descendant of [[Bëor|Bëor the Old]]. He had one daughter, [[Morwen]] and was the grandfather of [[Túrin|Túrin Turambar]].<ref>{{WJ|14}}, ''(i) House of Bëor'',  p. 231</ref>  He survived the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame") and lived as an outlaw with his uncle [[Barahir]] and some companions.<ref>{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> They were eventually betrayed to [[Sauron]] and killed.<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
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== Genealogy ==
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The full meaning of ''Baragund'' is unknown. The first element is said to consist of the [[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]] word ''[[bara]]'' ("fiery; eager").<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 351</ref> The second element could perhaps be ''[[gund]]'' (cf. [[Felagund#Etymology|Felagund]]).
 
The full meaning of ''Baragund'' is unknown. The first element is said to consist of the [[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]] word ''[[bara]]'' ("fiery; eager").<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 351</ref> The second element could perhaps be ''[[gund]]'' (cf. [[Felagund#Etymology|Felagund]]).

Revision as of 23:22, 14 October 2011

Baragund
Adan
Biographical Information
BirthF.A. 420
DeathF.A. 460 (aged 40)
Tarn Aeluin
Family
HouseHouse of Bëor
ParentageBregolas
SiblingsBeleth and Belegund
ChildrenMorwen
Physical Description
GenderMale

Baragund (F.A. 420-460) was part of the House of Bëor, the oldest of the Three Houses of Men who befriended the Elves. He was the son of Bregolas and a direct descendant of Bëor the Old. He had one daughter, Morwen and was the grandfather of Túrin Turambar.[1] He survived the Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame") and lived as an outlaw with his uncle Barahir and some companions.[2] They were eventually betrayed to Sauron and killed.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bëor the Old
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bregil
 
Hirwen
 
Bregolas
 
Gilwen
 
Barahir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beleth
 
BARAGUND
 
Belegund
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Húrin
 
Morwen
Eledhwen
 
Rían
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Túrin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Etymology

The full meaning of Baragund is unknown. The first element is said to consist of the Exilic Noldorin word bara ("fiery; eager").[4] The second element could perhaps be gund (cf. Felagund).

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (i) House of Bëor, p. 231
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 351


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