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'''Maura''' is a [[Hobbitish]] name probably meaning "experience, wise".
 
'''Maura''' is a [[Hobbitish]] name probably meaning "experience, wise".
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It was the first name of [[Frodo Baggins|Maura Labingi]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The word has similarities to archaic [[Rohirric]] ''maur'' meaning "experienced". It probably comes from a [[Mannish]] root *MUR
 
The word has similarities to archaic [[Rohirric]] ''maur'' meaning "experienced". It probably comes from a [[Mannish]] root *MUR
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Iorhael]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Iorhael]]''
 
==Inspiration==
 
==Inspiration==
The English translation "[[Frodo]]" comes from [[Old English]] ''fród'' meaning "wise by experience"
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The English translation "[[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]]" comes from [[Old English]] ''fród'' meaning "wise by experience"
 
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*{{HM|PM}} p. 50
 
*{{HM|PM}} p. 50
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Latest revision as of 14:40, 1 July 2010

Maura is a Hobbitish name probably meaning "experience, wise".

It was the first name of Maura Labingi.

[edit] Etymology

The word has similarities to archaic Rohirric maur meaning "experienced". It probably comes from a Mannish root *MUR

[edit] Translations

[edit] Inspiration

The English translation "Frodo" comes from Old English fród meaning "wise by experience"

[edit] References