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Drúedain

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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name means "Drú-man". The element ''[[Drú]]'' is an adaptation of ''[[Drughu]]'', which is how that race calls themselves in their language.
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The name means "Drû-man".  
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The element ''[[Drû]]'' is an adaptation of ''[[Drughu]]'', which is how that race calls themselves in their language. As the [[Elves]] came to know the Drû better, and to recognise their bitter enmity to the [[Orcs]], they acquired the element ''[[Edain]]''
  
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==

Revision as of 14:27, 22 October 2010

Drúadan or Drûg (pl. Drúedain) is Sindarin and refers to the race the Rohirrim calles Woses.

Etymology

The name means "Drû-man".

The element Drû is an adaptation of Drughu, which is how that race calls themselves in their language. As the Elves came to know the Drû better, and to recognise their bitter enmity to the Orcs, they acquired the element Edain

Cognates

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