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Dates
The first Men awoke I 1
Location
Across Middle-earth, and the isle of Númenor during the Second Age
Race
Divisions
Men were broadly divided into the Edain (and their descendants), the Middle Peoples and the people known as Wild Men
Meaning
An adjective relating to Men, and especially to their languages

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Mannish

Any of the tongues of Men

A term used by Tolkien to refer to those things especially associated with Men as opposed to the other races of Middle-earth, and especially to their languages. By far the most prominent Mannish language in Tolkien's works is Westron, also called the Common Speech.


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  • Updated 14 February 2018
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