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Interesting linguistic coincidence I noted in The Hobbit...

stridersGIRL
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Mar 16 2007, 8:55pm


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Thorin's friend who comes to his aid in the Battle of Five Armies is named Dain, who is the son of Nain. "Nain," in French, means "dwarf." wooo. :D

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Interesting linguistic coincidence I noted in The Hobbit... stridersGIRL Send a private message to stridersGIRL Mar 16 2007, 8:55pm
    How interesting! (n/t) Alcarcalime Send a private message to Alcarcalime Mar 17 2007, 12:41am
    coincidence? a.s. Send a private message to a.s. Mar 17 2007, 1:21am
        Well done SandWitch King Send a private message to SandWitch King Mar 25 2007, 6:32am
    The old Guy (capital G in reverence) never missed a trick, did he? Pallando Send a private message to Pallando Mar 17 2007, 1:22am
        Nay, he did not :) Bowsniper Send a private message to Bowsniper Mar 17 2007, 2:47am
            Welcome to TORn, Bowsniper Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Mar 17 2007, 3:05am
                Thanks for the welcome... Bowsniper Send a private message to Bowsniper Mar 17 2007, 3:46am
    Nice find, StridersGIRL! Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Mar 17 2007, 3:07am
    So he's really a frog. Pallando Send a private message to Pallando Mar 23 2007, 11:05pm

 
 
 

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