Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien Gateway is 10 years old. Sign up today to edit TG and help us grow for years to come.

Erling

(Difference between revisions)
(Created page with ''''Erling Greenhand''' (b. {{TA|2854}} was a working class Hobbit, the third child of Holman the greenhanded ==Etymology== Old English ''eorling'' means "desc…')
 
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Erling Greenhand''' (b. {{TA|2854}} was a working class [[Hobbits|Hobbit]], the third child of [[Holman the greenhanded]]
+
'''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]].

Revision as of 10:27, 29 November 2010

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