Hobbits of the World
Mary's Collection of Translations of "The Hobbit", by J.R.R. Tolkien


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Hobbits That I Own
Language Title Source More Info What is a Hobbit?
Albanian Bilbo Hobiti eBay seller "tolkien_collector"
Available from BOTIMPEX in Tirana.
Tirana: SHLK, 2005 (ISBN 99943-641-8-9) Çfarë është një hobit?
Arabic الهوبيت (Alhubit), الهوبيت، أو ذهابًا وعودة C'est un mystère! Cover picture  
Armenian ՀՈԲԻՏ կամ գնալն ու գալը
Hobit: Kam Gnaln ou Galë
eBay seller "armhistory" Yerevan: Sovetakan Grogh, 1984.
Photo
Ով է հոբբիտը
Basque Hobbita edo Joan-Etorri Bat Casa del Libro Translators: Sergio Ibarrola, Xabier Olarra. (ISBN 978-84-87484-87-2)  
Belarusian Хобiт, або Вандроўка туды i назад
Khobit, abo Vandrouka tudy i nazad
eBay seller "russian_exclusive" Picture Што ж такое хобіты?
Bengali হবিট Dogears Print Media, Goa, India Cinnamon Teal Publishing (ISBN 978-93-80151-93-9)  
Breton An Hobbit pe eno ha distro Ar Bed Keltiek Excerpts, Photo Petra eo an hobbited?
Bulgarian ХОБИТ - Билбо Бегинс или Дотам и Обратно
KHOBIT - Bilbo Begins ili dotam i obratno
The Tolkien Shop Picture: Small Large Какво всъщност е това хобит?
Catalan El Hòbbit, o viatge d'anada i tornada NetStore USA Picture: Small Large Què és un hòbbit?
Chinese (simplified) 魔戒: 霍比特人
mo2 jie4 huo4 bi3 te4 ren2
Schoenhof's Foreign Books Cover picture copied from here 到底什麽是哈比人?
Chinese (traditional) 魔戒前傳: 哈比人歷險記
Mo jie qian zhuan: ha bi ren li xian ji
Tsai Fong Books Cover Picture 到底什麼是哈比人?
Croatian Hobit ili tamo i opet natrag Schoenhof's Foreign Books Excerpts, Photo Što je to uopće hobit?
Czech Hobit aneb Cesta tam a zase zpátky The Tolkien Shop Excerpts, Photo Co je to vlastně hobit?
Danish Hobbitten eller ud og hjem igen Saxo Picture Hvad er en hobbit?
Dutch De Hobbit of Daarheen en Weer Terug The Tolkien Shop Excerpts Wat is een hobbit?
Esperanto La Hobito aŭ tien kaj reen Esperanto League for North America Photo Kio estas hobito?
Estonian Kääbik ehk Sinna ja Tagasi eBay seller "haakrik"   Mis on kääbik?
Faroese Hobbin ella Út og heim aftur Bókasølan Excerpts, Photo Hvat er ein hobbi?
Finnish Hobitti eli Sinne ja Takaisin Sent by tour guide from Helsinki.
Try WSOY.
Picture: Small Large Mikä on hobitti?
French Bilbo le hobbit, ou histoire d'un aller et retour eBay Excerpts Qu'est-ce que les hobbits?
Frisian De Hobbit, of Dêrhinne en wer werom The Tolkien Shop Translated by Anne Tjerk Popkema (ISBN 978-90-8954-112-3) Wat in hobbit is?
Galician O hobbit The Tolkien Shop   ¿Que é un hobbit?
German Der kleine Hobbit Borders Excerpts Was ist ein hobbit?
Greek ΧΟΜΠΙΤ Books in Greek Picture: Small Large Τί εἶναι αὐτά τά χόμπιτ;
Hebrew ההוביט eBay Picture: Small Large ?מהו הוביט
Hungarian A Babó Julie Howe bought it for me in Budapest.
Try Hungarian Bookstore.
Picture: Small Large Mi is az a babó?
Icelandic Hobbitinn eða út og heim aftur Elsa B, Iceland Picture, Excerpts Hvað er eiginlega hobbiti?
Indonesian Hobbit atau Pergi dan Kembali Ganesha Books in Bali. Photo Apakah hobbit itu?
Italian Lo Hobbit, o la Riconquista del Tesoro Bancarella Online Photo Che cos'è uno hobbit?
Japanese ホビットの冒険
hobitto no bouken
Powell's City of Books
Try Sasuga or Kinokuniya
Editions
Picture: Small Large
ホビットとは、いったい何なのでしょう。
Korean 호비트
hobiteu
Han Books Picture: Small Large 호비트를 무엇 있어요?
Latin Ille Hobbitus Amazon. London, 2012 (ISBN 978-0-00-744521-9) quid est hobbitus?
Latvian Hobits jeb Turp un Atpakal Thornton's Books   Kas tad īsti ir hobits?
Lithuanian Hobitas, arba Ten ir atgal eBay Picture O kas tas hobitas?
Luxembourgish Den Hobbit, oder dohin an erëm zréck The Tolkien Shop Photo, Translator's website, Excerpts Wat ass iwwregens iwwerhaapt en Hobbit?
Macedonian Хобитот или До таму и назад
Hobitot ili Do tamu i nazad
eBay seller "smaug_treasures"
Try Macedonia Direct in Skopje.
Skopje, 2005. (ISBN 9989-33-142-1) Што е тоа хобит?
Marathi द हॉबिट The Hobbit Hunter.    
Moldovan (Moldavian) Хоббитул
Hobbitul
eBay Illustrations Че ынсямнэ хоббит?
Norwegian Bokmål Hobbiten Eller fram og tilbake igjen Norli Bokhandel Tiden Norsk Forlag, 1999 (ISBN 82-10-04262-9) Hva er en hobbit?
Norwegian Nynorsk Hobbiten eller Ditut og attende Norli Tiden Norsk Forlag, 2008 (ISBN 978-82-10-05038-1) Kva er ein hobbit?
Persian (Farsi) هابیت
Habbit
eBay seller "smaug_treasures"
Try Ferdosi.com
translated by Riza 'Alizadih; Teheran : Ruzanih, 2004.
Photo
 
Polish Hobbit, czyli tam i z powrotem Polonia Bookstore Excerpts Co to jest hobbit?
Portuguese (Brazilian) O Hobbit Livraria Cultura   Que é um hobbit?
Romanian Hobbitul raft.ro Bucharest : RAO, 2002 (ISBN 973-576-404-0) Ce este un hobbit?
Russian Хоббит, или туда и обратно
Khobbit, ili tuda i obratno
eBay, Kniga.com, Kamkin Bookstore More Info, Excerpts Кто такой хоббит?
Serbian Hobit ili tamo i natrag Gerila.com Excerpts Šta je to hobit?
Slovak Hobbit eBay seller "slovakgoods"; eBay seller "srodziemie" Bratislava : Slovenský spisovatel', 2002 (ISBN 80-220-1181-9); Photo Čo je vlastne hobbit?
Slovenian Hobit, ali Tja in spet nazaj Mladinska knjiga Excerpts Kaj je sploh hobit?
Spanish El Hobbit NetStore USA   ¿Qué es un hobbit?
Swedish Bilbo, en hobbits äventyr Schoenhof's Foreign Books Excerpts Vad är en hobbit förresten?
Thai ฮอบบิท The Tolkien Shop Picture: Small Large, Photo  
Turkish Hobbit, oradaydık ve şimdi buradayız eBay
Try this Turkish bookstore
Picture Hobbit de ne diye mi soruyorsunuz?
Ukrainian Гобiт, або Мандрiвка за Iмлистi гори
Gobit, abo Mandrivka za Imlysti gory
Duhovna Krynycia Picture Хто такі гобіти?
Vietnamese Hobbit - ra đi và trở về Powell's Books Hanoi: Van Hóa Thông Tin, 2009  

Hobbits That Will Arrive Soon
Irish An Hobad, translated by Nicholas Williams; published by Evertype in Ireland. Available from Amazon. Publisher's page: Evertype

Hobbits That I Lack
Supplemented with information from the 2nd edition of The Annotated Hobbit, by Douglas A. Anderson.
Language Title Info
Aragonese O Hobbit In progress, according to Gara d'Edizions. Thanks for the link, Sven and Yvan!
Georgian ჰობიტი ანუ იკით და აქეთ Translated by Nino Bardzimishvili and Tinatin Gogochashvili (poems) and published in 2002.
See Elrond's Library for more info, including a cover photo (Thanks, Yvan!).
Portuguese O Gnomo Portugal, 1962. Listed in the Wikipedia article.

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