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'''Huan''', the '''Hound of Valinor''', (d. {{FA|466}}<ref>{{GA|186}}</ref><ref group=note>Beren died in the same year as Huan did</ref>) was a great [[dogs|wolfhound]], one of the hunting dogs of [[Oromë]] the Hunter.  
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'''Huan''', the '''Hound of Valinor''', (d. {{FA|466}}<ref>{{GA|186}}</ref><ref group=note>Beren died in the same year as Huan did</ref>) was a great [[dogs|wolfhound]], one of the hunting dogs of [[Oromë]] the Hunter. Huan had been granted special powers by the [[Valar]], he was as large as a small horse, immortal, tireless and sleepless, and was allowed to speak three times before he died. It was also prophesied that he could not be killed unless it was by the greatest [[Wolves|wolf]] that ever lived; in this case a [[werewolf]].
 
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Huan had been granted special powers by the [[Valar]], he was as large as a small horse, immortal, tireless and sleepless, and was allowed to speak three times before he died. It was also prophesied that he could not be killed unless it was by the greatest [[Wolves|wolf]] that ever lived; in this case a [[werewolf]].
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==History==
 
==History==
 
[[File:Tuuliky - Celegorm the Fair.jpg|thumb|left|Tuuliky - ''Celegorm the Fair'']]
 
[[File:Tuuliky - Celegorm the Fair.jpg|thumb|left|Tuuliky - ''Celegorm the Fair'']]
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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''Huan'' means "great dog, [[Hounds|hound]]" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Index}}, entry for Huan</ref> See also [[root]] [[KHUG]].
 
''Huan'' means "great dog, [[Hounds|hound]]" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Index}}, entry for Huan</ref> See also [[root]] [[KHUG]].
  

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