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Perian

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'''Perian''' pl. '''Periannath''' (lit. "[[Halfling]]") is the [[Sindarin]] name for [[Hobbits]].
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'''Perian''' (lit. "[[Halfling]]") pl. '''Periain''' and '''Periannath''' is the [[Sindarin]] name for [[Hobbits]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Hypothetical [[OS]] *''Periando'' (there were no Hobbits in the [[First Age]])
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Hypothetical [[OS]] *''Periando'' (there were no Hobbits in the [[First Age]]) from the [[root]] [[PER]]
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==Other forms==
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*i-Pheriannath: demostrating [[nasal mutation]] (''i'''n-P'''eriannath'')
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[Periando]]''
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*[[Westron]] ''[[Banakil]]''
 
[[Category: sindarin nouns]]
 
[[Category: sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 11:21, 25 October 2009

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

Other forms

Cognates