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Hasufel

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'''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.  
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'''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.<ref>{{TT|III2}}</ref>
  
 
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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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
According to [[Robert Foster]], ''hasufel'' means "dark skin" in [[Old English]].<ref>''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]''</ref> ''Hasu'' means "grey".
 
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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Latest revision as of 05:04, 20 May 2012

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.[1]

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.

[edit] Etymology

According to Robert Foster, hasufel means "dark skin" in Old English.[2] Hasu means "grey".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Riders of Rohan"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth