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[huː] is a Sindarin noun, meaning "spirit, shadow".[1]


Other versions of the legendarium

In Noldorin it is meaning "dog"; the plural is hui.

See also: Huan


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 86