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Holbytla

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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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'''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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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'.