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After Beren and Lúthien had won the [[Silmaril]] but Beren had lost his hand to the werewolf [[Carcharoth]], Huan joined Beren, Thingol, [[Beleg|Beleg Cúthalion]] and [[Mablung]] in the [[Hunting of the Wolf]]. Huan and Beren managed to kill Carcharoth, but Huan was mortally wounded, as was Beren. Speaking for the third and last time, he wished Beren and Lúthien farewell, and died, with Beren's palm upon his head.
 
After Beren and Lúthien had won the [[Silmaril]] but Beren had lost his hand to the werewolf [[Carcharoth]], Huan joined Beren, Thingol, [[Beleg|Beleg Cúthalion]] and [[Mablung]] in the [[Hunting of the Wolf]]. Huan and Beren managed to kill Carcharoth, but Huan was mortally wounded, as was Beren. Speaking for the third and last time, he wished Beren and Lúthien farewell, and died, with Beren's palm upon his head.
 
== Origin and nature ==
 
 
For some time Tolkien considered Huan as a dog-shaped Maia.<ref>{{MR|P5VIII}}. Note 4.</ref> Later, however, Tolkien decided that Huan is just a animal, despite being a "higher level" one.<ref name="MR409-11">{{MR|Myths}} pp. 409-11</ref> See [[Eagles#Origin_and_nature|Eagles: Origin and nature]] for more details.
 
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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