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Holbytla

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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.