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Bill (disambiguation)

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* [[Bill Ferny]], a man of [[Bree]] who spied on [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]].
 
* [[Bill Ferny]], a man of [[Bree]] who spied on [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]].
 
** [[Bill the Pony]], [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]]'s loyal pony named after Bill Ferny.
 
** [[Bill the Pony]], [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]]'s loyal pony named after Bill Ferny.
* [[William Huggins]], sometimes referred to as "Bill", one the three [[Trolls]] that [[Thorin and Company]] encountered.
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* [[William|Bill Huggins]], sometimes referred to as "William", one the three [[Trolls]] that [[Thorin and Company]] encountered.
  
 
==Real world==
 
==Real world==

Revision as of 10:51, 14 November 2012

Bill can refer to:

Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien stated he used Bill to translate Westron Bil, which is a short for (untranslated and further unknown) names as Arambil, Bildad and Bilcuzal.[1] It is possibly related to Adûnaic bêl-, "love", as seen in Azrubêl, a name of Eärendil.[2]

Real world

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Appendix on Languages"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "The Drowning of Anadûnê"
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