Tolkien Gateway

Editing Deephallow

Warning: You are not logged in.

Your IP address will be recorded in this page's edit history.
The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.
Latest revision Your text
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Deephallow''' was a village on [[the Shire]]'s eastern border, built on the banks of the River [[Brandywine]], just north to the point where [[Shirebourn]] flowed into the river. Immediately across Brandywine was [[Haysend]], the southernmost point of [[Buckland]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>
+
'''Deephallow''' was a village on [[the Shire]]'s eastern border, built on the banks of the River [[Brandywine]]. Immediately across the river was [[Haysend]], the southernmost point of [[Buckland]], while just to the south of Deephallow, the River [[Shirebourn]] flowed into the Brandywine.<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[David Salo]] suggested that the name represents a speculative [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] form *''Deophealh'' "deep [[Wiktionary:haugh|haugh]]". A haugh meant first "angle, corner, secluded place" and later "land by a river", consistent to the location of the village near the wedge formed by Brandywine and Shirebourn.<ref>{{webcite|author=[[David Salo]]|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/121|articlename=Hobbitish Place-names|dated=23 November 1998|website=[[Elfling]]}}</ref>
 
[[David Salo]] suggested that the name represents a speculative [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] form *''Deophealh'' "deep [[Wiktionary:haugh|haugh]]". A haugh meant first "angle, corner, secluded place" and later "land by a river", consistent to the location of the village near the wedge formed by Brandywine and Shirebourn.<ref>{{webcite|author=[[David Salo]]|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/121|articlename=Hobbitish Place-names|dated=23 November 1998|website=[[Elfling]]}}</ref>

Please note that all contributions to Tolkien Gateway are considered to be released under the GNU Free Documentation License (see Tolkien Gateway:Copyrights for details). If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly and redistributed at will, then do not submit it here.
You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource. Do not submit copyrighted work without permission!

Cancel | Editing help (opens in new window)