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'''Erling''' (b. {{TA|2854}}) was a working class [[Hobbits|Hobbit]], the third child of [[Holman the greenhanded]]
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[Old English]] ''eorling'' means "descendant of an earl (noble)"<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of names</ref>. It is the same word as ''[[Eorlingas]]'' but it doesn't refer to [[Eorl the Young]].
 
[[Old English]] ''eorling'' means "descendant of an earl (noble)"<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of names</ref>. It is the same word as ''[[Eorlingas]]'' but it doesn't refer to [[Eorl the Young]].

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Erling (b. T.A. 2854) was a working class Hobbit, the third child of Holman the greenhanded

Etymology

Old English eorling means "descendant of an earl (noble)"[1]. It is the same word as Eorlingas but it doesn't refer to Eorl the Young.

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of names