The Elf-man of Nargothrond
Dates: Túrin used this name for several years before the Sack ofNargothrond in I 495
Location: Nargothrond on the River Narog
Family: House of Hador
Pronunciation: ada'nethel ('th' as in 'rather')
Meaning: A combination of the Elvish words adan 'Man' and edhel'Elf'
Other names: Agarwaen, Bloodstained, Dread Helm, Gorthol,Neithan, Mormegil, Túrin, Wildman of the Woods, The Wronged
Túrin the son of Húrin, though a Man, was raised from childhoodin the halls of King Thingol of Doriath. When, later in his life,he went to dwell among the Elves of Nargothrond, they recognisedthe nobility he had learned in Thingol's kingdom, and gave him thename Adanedhel, meaning 'Elf-man'.