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''Galbasi'' is a [[Hobbitish]] surname that comes from the name of the village ''[[Galabas]]''
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'''''Galbasi''''' is a [[Hobbitish]] surname, translated as "Gamwich".  It was corrupted as ''Galpsi''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref>
  
It was corrupted as ''Galpsi''.
 
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name ''Galabas'' uses the elements ''[[galab]]'', "game", and ''[[bas]]'' "village", corresponding somewhat to "-wich" or "-wick".
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The surname comes from the name of the village ''[[Galabas]]'' "[[Gamwich]]".
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The name ''Galabas'' uses the elements ''[[galap]]'', "game", and ''[[bas]]'' "village", corresponding somewhat to "-wich" or "-wick".
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==Translation==
 
==Translation==
The name was translated as "Gammidgy" and the corrupted form as [[Gamgee]].
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The name was translated as "[[Gammidgy]]" and the corrupted form as [[Gamgee Family|Gamgee]].
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Latest revision as of 17:31, 9 November 2012

Galbasi is a Hobbitish surname, translated as "Gamwich". It was corrupted as Galpsi.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The surname comes from the name of the village Galabas "Gamwich".

The name Galabas uses the elements galap, "game", and bas "village", corresponding somewhat to "-wich" or "-wick".

[edit] Translation

The name was translated as "Gammidgy" and the corrupted form as Gamgee.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"