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Perian

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'''Perian''' (lit. "[[Halflings|Halfling]]") pl. '''Periain''' and '''Periannath''' is the [[Sindarin]] name for [[Hobbits]].
 
'''Perian''' (lit. "[[Halflings|Halfling]]") pl. '''Periain''' and '''Periannath''' is the [[Sindarin]] name for [[Hobbits]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Hypothetical [[OS]] *''Periando'' (there were no Hobbits in the [[First Age]]) from the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[PER]]
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Hypothetical [[OS]] *''Periando'' (there were no Hobbits in the [[First Age]]) from the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[PER]] "half"
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==Other forms==
 
==Other forms==
 
*i-Pheriannath: demostrating [[nasal mutation]] (''i'''n-P'''eriannath'')  
 
*i-Pheriannath: demostrating [[nasal mutation]] (''i'''n-P'''eriannath'')  

Revision as of 16:11, 29 July 2010

Perian (lit. "Halfling") pl. Periain and Periannath is the Sindarin name for Hobbits.

Etymology

Hypothetical OS *Periando (there were no Hobbits in the First Age) from the Root PER "half"

Other forms

Cognates