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Holbytla

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'''Holbytlan''' was an old word from the language of the [[Northmen]] (the ancestral speech of the [[Rohirrim]]), said to mean 'hole-builders'. 'Holbytlan' is the ultimate source of the name 'Hobbit'.
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'''Holbytla''' (pl. '''Holbytlan''') means 'hole-dweller', the legendary creatures known among the [[Northmen]] and the [[Rohirrim]].
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'Holbytlan' derived the word '[[Hobbit]]' in [[Westron]].
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It is the [[Old English]] translation of [[Rohirric]] ''[[Kûd-dûkan]]'', which itself derived the word ''[[Kuduk]]''
  
 
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Holbytla (pl. Holbytlan) means 'hole-dweller', the legendary creatures known among the Northmen and the Rohirrim.

'Holbytlan' derived the word 'Hobbit' in Westron.

It is the Old English translation of Rohirric Kûd-dûkan, which itself derived the word Kuduk