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Galbasi

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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  
  
 
It was corrupted as ''Galpsi''.
 
It was corrupted as ''Galpsi''.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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The surname that 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".
 
The name ''Galabas'' uses the elements ''[[galap]]'', "game", and ''[[bas]]'' "village", corresponding somewhat to "-wich" or "-wick".
  

Revision as of 11:15, 25 October 2009

Galbasi is a Hobbitish surname

It was corrupted as Galpsi.

Etymology

The surname that 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".

Translation

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

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