Tolkien Gateway

Everholt

(Difference between revisions)
m (typoo)
(still tpo)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
'''Everholt''' was the name the [[Rohirrim]] gave to a section of the [[Firien Wood]]. It was notorious for its [[Boar of Everholt|boar]], after which the forest was named.<ref>{{App|Mark}}</ref>
 
'''Everholt''' was the name the [[Rohirrim]] gave to a section of the [[Firien Wood]]. It was notorious for its [[Boar of Everholt|boar]], after which the forest was named.<ref>{{App|Mark}}</ref>
==Etmology==
+
==Etymology==
 
The name means "boar-wood". The first element comes from [[Old English]] ''eofor'', "boar". The second element appears also in [[Dimholt]].
 
The name means "boar-wood". The first element comes from [[Old English]] ''eofor'', "boar". The second element appears also in [[Dimholt]].
  

Latest revision as of 22:36, 30 June 2011

Everholt was the name the Rohirrim gave to a section of the Firien Wood. It was notorious for its boar, after which the forest was named.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name means "boar-wood". The first element comes from Old English eofor, "boar". The second element appears also in Dimholt.

Eofor is also a Rohirric name.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"