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''" 'Hail Gurthang! No lord or loyalty dost thou know, save the hand that wieldeth thee. From no blood wilt thou shrink. Wilt thou therefore take Túrin Turambar, wilt thou slay me swiftly?' "''  
 
''" 'Hail Gurthang! No lord or loyalty dost thou know, save the hand that wieldeth thee. From no blood wilt thou shrink. Wilt thou therefore take Túrin Turambar, wilt thou slay me swiftly?' "''  
''"And from the blade rang a cold voice in answer: 'Yea, I will drink thy blood gladly, that so I may forget the blood of Beleg my master, and the blood of Brandir slain unjustly. I will slay thee swiftly.' "''<ref group=note>Unless one interprets Gurthang's answer as occuring solely within Túrin's mind, there exists another item in the [[legendarium]] which shows an ability to speak: the [[talking purse]] of the troll [[William]].</ref>
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''"And from the blade rang a cold voice in answer: 'Yea, I will drink thy blood gladly, that so I may forget the blood of Beleg my master, and the blood of Brandir slain unjustly. I will slay thee swiftly.' "''  
  
 
Túrin cast himself upon Gurthang and the blade broke asunder. It was buried with Túrin beneath the [[Stone of the Hapless]] and there ends its history.<ref>{{S|Turin}}</ref>
 
Túrin cast himself upon Gurthang and the blade broke asunder. It was buried with Túrin beneath the [[Stone of the Hapless]] and there ends its history.<ref>{{S|Turin}}</ref>
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The [[Gnomish]] name of the sword was ''Mormakil'', although ''[[macil|makil]]'' is an [[Qenya|Eldar]] form. Other variants were ''Mormagli'' and ''Mormegil'', meaning all "Black Sword".<ref>{{LT2|Index}}, pp. 373-374</ref>
 
The [[Gnomish]] name of the sword was ''Mormakil'', although ''[[macil|makil]]'' is an [[Qenya|Eldar]] form. Other variants were ''Mormagli'' and ''Mormegil'', meaning all "Black Sword".<ref>{{LT2|Index}}, pp. 373-374</ref>
  
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[[Category:Swords]]
 
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