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Harvestmath

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Harvestmath is the name of the ninth month in the Bree Calendar (used by the Hobbits of Bree), following Wedmath. In the Shire the month was known as Halimath.[1]

Etymology

The name represents a modernization of an Old English name for September, hærfestmōnaþ.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D
  2. Jim Allan (ed.) An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of Names, p. 228