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'''Náin I''' ([[Third Age]] {{TA|1832|n}} – {{TA|1981|n}}, lived 149 years) was the son of [[Durin VI]] and King of [[Durin's folk]].<ref name="Durin">{{App|Durin}}</ref>
  
'''Náin I''' ([[Third Age]] 1832 – 1981, lived 149 years) was the son of [[Durin VI]] and King of [[Durin's folk]]. He ruled for only 1 year, between 1980 and 1981. During Náin's time the [[Dwarves]] of Durin's folk lived in [[Khazad-dûm]], but had awoken a [[Durin's Bane|Balrog]]. The Balrog slew Náin's father and shortly thereafter slew Náin himself. Under his son [[Thráin I|Thráin's]] direction, Durin's folk fled their ancestral home for safety in [[Lonely Mountain]] and the [[Grey Mountains]].
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==History==
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Náin ruled for only one year, between {{TA|1980}} and {{TA|1981|n}}. During his time the [[Dwarves]] of [[Durin's folk]] lived in [[Khazad-dûm]], but had awoken a [[Durin's Bane|Balrog]]. The Balrog slew Náin's father and shortly thereafter slew Náin himself. Under his son [[Thráin I|Thráin's]] direction, Durin's folk fled their ancestral home for safety in [[Lonely Mountain]] and the [[Grey Mountains]].<ref name="Durin"/>
  
 
== Genealogy ==
 
== Genealogy ==
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==Etymology==
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''Náinn'' is a dwarf from the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. It means "Corpselike".<ref>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</ref>
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Revision as of 23:43, 25 December 2012

The name Náin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Náin (disambiguation).
Náin I
Dwarf
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Durin's Folk
King of Khazad-dûm
LocationKhazad-dûm
LanguageKhuzdul
BirthT.A. 1832
Khazad-dûm
RuleT.A. 1980 - 1981
DeathT.A. 1981 (aged 149)
by Durin's Bane, Khazad-dûm
Family
HouseHouse of Durin
ParentageDurin VI
ChildrenThráin I
Physical Description
GenderMale

Náin I (Third Age 18321981, lived 149 years) was the son of Durin VI and King of Durin's folk.[1]

Contents

History

Náin ruled for only one year, between T.A. 1980 and 1981. During his time the Dwarves of Durin's folk lived in Khazad-dûm, but had awoken a Balrog. The Balrog slew Náin's father and shortly thereafter slew Náin himself. Under his son Thráin's direction, Durin's folk fled their ancestral home for safety in Lonely Mountain and the Grey Mountains.[1]

Genealogy

Durin VI
1731-1980
 
 
 
 
NÁIN I
1832-1981
 
 
 
 
Thráin I
1934-2190


Etymology

Náinn is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. It means "Corpselike".[2]

Náin I
House of Durin
Born: T.A. 1832 Died: T.A. 1981
Preceded by:
Durin VI
King of Durin's Folk
T.A. 1980 - 1981
Followed by:
Thráin I
King of Khazad-dûm
T.A. 1980 - 1981
Vacant
Next held by:
Balin, 1008 years later

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  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