Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien Gateway is 10 years old. Sign up today to edit TG and help us grow for years to come.

Holbytla

(Difference between revisions)
(‘derived’ can’t be used that way.)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Holbytla''' (pl. '''Holbytlan''') means 'hole-dweller', the legendary creatures known among the [[Northmen]] and the [[Rohirrim]].
+
'''Holbytla''' (pl. '''Holbytlan''') means ‘hole-dweller’, the legendary creatures known among the [[Northmen]] and the [[Rohirrim]].
  
'Holbytlan' derived the word '[[Hobbit]]' in [[Westron]].
+
From ‘Holbytlan’ the word [[Hobbit]]in [[Westron]] was derived.
  
It is the [[Old English]] translation of [[Rohirric]] ''[[Kûd-dûkan]]'', which itself derived the word ''[[Kuduk]]''
+
It is the [[Old English]] translation of [[Rohirric]] ''[[Kûd-dûkan]]'', from which itself the word ''[[Kuduk]]'' was derived.
  
 
[[Category: Hobbits]]
 
[[Category: Hobbits]]
 
[[fr:encyclo/peuples/hobbits/holbytlan]]
 
[[fr:encyclo/peuples/hobbits/holbytlan]]

Revision as of 21:54, 9 October 2010

Holbytla (pl. Holbytlan) means ‘hole-dweller’, the legendary creatures known among the Northmen and the Rohirrim.

From ‘Holbytlan’ the word ‘Hobbit’ in Westron was derived.

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