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'''Cotman''' was the son of [[Cottar]], and an ancestor of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] of [[Bywater]] [[Hobbits]]. He married [[Rose Greenhand]], the daughter of [[Holman the greenhanded]], and their son (also called [[Holman Cotton|Holman]]) was the first Hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.
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| name=Cotman
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| othernames=[[Hlothram]]
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| family=[[Cotton Family|Cotton]]
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| parentage=[[Cottar]]
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| siblings=[[Carl (Son of Cottar)|Carl]]
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| spouse=[[Rose (daughter of Holman)|Rose]]
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| children=[[Holman Cotton]]
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'''Cotman''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]].
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==History==
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Cotman was born in {{SR|1260}}, the son of Cottar. He had one brother named [[Carl (Son of Cottar)|Carl]]. They were ancestors of the [[Cotton Family|Cottons]] of [[Bywater]].
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He married [[Rose (daughter of Holman)|Rose]], the daughter of [[Holman the greenhanded]], and their son (also called [[Holman Cotton|Holman]]) was the first Hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name is a translation of [[Westron]] ''[[Hlothram]]''. Cotman was apparently not a wealthy Hobbit since his name means 'cottage dweller', meaning that he lived in a particularly small [[Hobbit-holes|Hobbit-hole]].  
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The name ''Cotman'' is a translation of [[Westron]] '''''Hlothram''''', derived from ''[[hlothram(a)]]''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}, note on "Gamgee"</ref>
  
Cotman is a real-life surname.<ref name="Nomen">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]" in [[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (eds), ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', p. 755</ref>
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''Cotman'' is also a real-life surname, of similar meaning.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 755</ref>
 
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Revision as of 12:02, 7 April 2013

Liz Danforth - Cotman.jpg
Cotman
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesHlothram
LocationBywater
BirthS.R. 1260
Family
FamilyCotton
ParentageCottar
SiblingsCarl
SpouseRose
ChildrenHolman Cotton
Physical Description
GenderMale

Cotman was a Hobbit.

History

Cotman was born in S.R. 1260, the son of Cottar. He had one brother named Carl. They were ancestors of the Cottons of Bywater.

He married Rose, the daughter of Holman the greenhanded, and their son (also called Holman) was the first Hobbit to use the family-name of Cotton.[1]

Etymology

The name Cotman is a translation of Westron Hlothram, derived from hlothram(a).[2]

Cotman is also a real-life surname, of similar meaning.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation", note on "Gamgee"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 755