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Date of origin unknown. First recorded in III 1050
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Other names
Meaning
A translation of the Elvish name Periannath given by the Dúnedain, of whom the Halflings were literally half the height

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Halflings

A name among Men for the Hobbits

Men
Ancestral
Halflings
Fallohides
Harfoots
Stoors
Stoors of
the Angle
Halflings of the
late Third Age

A name for Hobbits used by Men; it was originally given to them by the tall Dúnedain, who were literally twice the height of a typical Hobbit.


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  • Updated 19 October 2013
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