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==History==
 
==History==
Lóni was part of [[Balin's Colony]] to reclaim [[Moria]]. Their mission at first seemed successful, and Balin went so far as to claim the title [[Lord of Moria]]. Over a period of a few years, though, it became clear that the Dwarves were not as secure as they had hoped in their ancient citadel, and at last the [[Orcs]] came in force to reclaim it. The [[Bridge of Khazad-dûm]] was captured, leaving the Dwarves trapped in the [[Second Hall]]. There was a mighty battle in the Hall, and many Dwarves fell, including Lóni and his companions [[Frár]] and [[Náli]].<ref>{{FR|Bridge}}</ref>
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Lóni was part of [[Balin's Colony]] to reclaim [[Moria]]. Their mission at first seemed successful, and [[Balin]] went so far as to claim the title [[Lord of Moria]]. This all changed in their fifth year their. On November 10th, the [[Orcs]] came up the [[Silverlode]] and killed Balin while he was alone, and unaware and looking into [[Mirrormere]]. The Dwarves fought back but  eventually lost [[East-gate]] and [[First Hall]].
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The Orcs made it across the [[Bridge of Khazad-dûm]] and there was a [[Battle of the Second Hall|battle in the Second Hall]], and Lóni and his companions [[Frár]] and [[Náli]] died bravely while the rest of the colonists retreated.<ref>{{FR|Bridge}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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Lóni
Dwarf
Physical Description
GenderMale

Lóni was a dwarf of Erebor.

History

Lóni was part of Balin's Colony to reclaim Moria. Their mission at first seemed successful, and Balin went so far as to claim the title Lord of Moria. This all changed in their fifth year their. On November 10th, the Orcs came up the Silverlode and killed Balin while he was alone, and unaware and looking into Mirrormere. The Dwarves fought back but eventually lost East-gate and First Hall. The Orcs made it across the Bridge of Khazad-dûm and there was a battle in the Second Hall, and Lóni and his companions Frár and Náli died bravely while the rest of the colonists retreated.[1]

Etymology

Lóni is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name most likely means "lazy person".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Bridge of Khazad-dûm"
  2. Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967