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Old 06-08-2003, 04:55 AM   #11
Amarie of the Vanyar
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The Uruk Hai cannot be half-Goblin and half-Orc because goblin and orc are the same [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] as Tolkien says:
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Orc is not an english word. It occurs in one or two places but it is usually translated goblin (or hobgoblin for the larger kinds)
Introduction - The Hobbit
You can find more information in this thread: http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin...c&f=1&t=000570


The Uruks or Uruk-hai are a kind of orcs that are stronger than standard orcs, the ones that in The Hobbit are called hobgoblins. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] Here are two threads dealing with this issue:
http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin...c&f=1&t=001087
http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin...c&f=1&t=000308
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