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'''Dogs''' were common domestic animals in [[Middle-earth]]. The greatest of them all was [[Huan]], the [[Hound of Valinor]].
 
'''Dogs''' were common domestic animals in [[Middle-earth]]. The greatest of them all was [[Huan]], the [[Hound of Valinor]].
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In [[Quenya]], the word for "dog" is ''huo'', and the [[Noldorin]] cognate of the same meaning is ''hû''.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 364-5 (root [[KHUG|KHUGAN-]])</ref>
  
 
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:Dogs are found throughout Middle-earth, espcially in the Shire. Lore-masters can also have a non-combat dog pet.
 
:Dogs are found throughout Middle-earth, espcially in the Shire. Lore-masters can also have a non-combat dog pet.
  
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Dogs were common domestic animals in Middle-earth. The greatest of them all was Huan, the Hound of Valinor.

In Quenya, the word for "dog" is huo, and the Noldorin cognate of the same meaning is .[1]

Portrayal in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Dogs are found throughout Middle-earth, espcially in the Shire. Lore-masters can also have a non-combat dog pet.

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 364-5 (root KHUGAN-)