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[[Image:Sheep.jpg|thumb|Artwork by Brad Williams for ''[[Middle-earth Collectible Card Game|MECCG]]'']]
 
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'''Sheep''' were woolly grazing animals, especially common in the [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] region of [[Emerië]], and (in [[Middle-earth]]) on the [[Barrow-downs]] and in the [[Vales of Anduin]].
 
'''Sheep''' were woolly grazing animals, especially common in the [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] region of [[Emerië]], and (in [[Middle-earth]]) on the [[Barrow-downs]] and in the [[Vales of Anduin]].
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The [[Quenya]] word for "sheep" is ''máma'', derived from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''māmā''.<ref>{{WJ|AD}}, p. 395</ref>
  
 
== Portrayal in Adaptations ==
 
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'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
 
'''2007: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
 
:Sheep are found throughout [[the Shire]] and [[Bree-land]].
 
:Sheep are found throughout [[the Shire]] and [[Bree-land]].
 
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Revision as of 17:05, 13 March 2011

File:Sheep.jpg
Artwork by Brad Williams for MECCG

Sheep were woolly grazing animals, especially common in the Númenórean region of Emerië, and (in Middle-earth) on the Barrow-downs and in the Vales of Anduin.

The Quenya word for "sheep" is máma, derived from Primitive Quendian māmā.[1]

Portrayal in Adaptations

2002: Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring:

Sheep are found on the fields around Bagshot Row.

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Sheep are found throughout the Shire and Bree-land.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix D. *Kwen, Quenya, and the Elvish (especially Ñoldorin) words for 'Language'", p. 395