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Perian

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'[[Halflings]]', an [[Elvish]] name for [[Hobbits]].
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'''Perian''' pl. '''Periannath''' (lit. "[[Halfling]]") is the [[Sindarin]] name for [[Hobbits]].
 
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==Etymology==
[[Category: Hobbits]]
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Hypothetical [[OS]] *''Periando'' (there were no Hobbits in the [[First Age]])
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[[Category: sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 14:20, 30 September 2009

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

Etymology

Hypothetical OS *Periando (there were no Hobbits in the First Age)