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Hasufel

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The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the [[Battle of the Hornburg]], before Aragorn was brought his own horse, [[Roheryn]], by the [[Rangers of the North]].
 
The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the [[Battle of the Hornburg]], before Aragorn was brought his own horse, [[Roheryn]], by the [[Rangers of the North]].
 
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According to [[Robert Foster]], ''hasufel'' means "dark skin" in [[Old English]]<ref>[[The_Complete_Guide_to_Middle-earth]]</ref>. ''Hasu'' means "grey"
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According to [[Robert Foster]], ''hasufel'' means "dark skin" in [[Old English]].<ref>''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]''</ref> ''Hasu'' means "grey".
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 7 November 2010

Hasufel was the grey-coated steed of Gárulf of Rohan. After the loss of his master in battle, Hasufel followed the éored of Éomer until he lent it to Aragorn when they met in the northern fields of Rohan.

The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the Battle of the Hornburg, before Aragorn was brought his own horse, Roheryn, by the Rangers of the North.

Etymology

According to Robert Foster, hasufel means "dark skin" in Old English.[1] Hasu means "grey".

References

  1. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth