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The Battle Pit was a sand-pit near the town of Bywater.

It was located a short distance east of the town.[1]

HistoryEdit

Originally an old sand pit used by the locals, the pit became known as the place where the Hobbits buried the dead Ruffians after the Battle of Bywater.[2] After the battle, the locals wheeled the dead Men in wagons to the pit for burial. There were a total of seventy Ruffians in total buried in the pit.[3]

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Afrikaans Stryd put
Amharic ውጊያ ጉድጓድ
Arabic معركة حفرة
Armenian Ճակատամարտը փոսը ?
Azerbaijani Döyüş çuxur
Belarusian Cyrillic бітва яма
Bengali যুদ্ধ কবর
Bulgarian Cyrillic Бойна яма
Cambodian រណ្តៅសមរភូមិ
Catalan Pou de batalla
Chinese 战斗坑
Croatian Bitka jama
Czech Bitva jáma
Estonian Lahing auk
Finnish Sotamonttu
French Fosse de bataille
Galician Batalla pozo
German Schlachtgrube
Greek Μάχη λατομείο
Gujarati યુદ્ધ ખાડો
Hebrew בור קרב
Hindi लड़ाई गड्ढे
Hungarian Csata gödör
Icelandic Bardagahola
Indonesian Pertempuran lubang
Irish Gaelic Poll cath
Italian Battaglia fossa
Japanese バトルピット
Kannada ಕದನ ಪಿಟ್
Kazakh Жауынгерлік шұңқыр (Cyrillic) Jawıngerlik şuñqır (Latin)
Korean 배틀 핏
Latvian Cīņa bedre
Lithuanian Mūšio duobė
Luxembourgish Schluecht Grouf
Macedonian Cyrillic Битка јама
Maltese Ġlieda għadma
Marathi लढाई खड्डा
Mongolian Cyrillic Дайн нүх
Norwegian Slaggrav
Persian گودال نبرد
Polish Bitewny dół
Portuguese Poço de batalha
Punjabi ਬੈਟਲ ਪਿਟ
Romanian Groapă luptă
Serbian Битка рупа (Cyrillic) Bitka rupa (Latin)
Slovak Bojová jama
Slovenian Bojna jama
Spanish Hoyo de batalla
Swahili Vita Shimo
Swedish Slåssgrav
Tamil போர் குழியில்
Telugu యుద్ధం పిట్
Thai รบหลุมรบ
Turkish Savaş çukur
Vietnamese Hố chiến trận
Yiddish שלאַכט גרוב

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, "The Battle of Bywater"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  3. The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Six, Chapter VIII: "The Scouring of the Shire"