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Diamond of Long Cleeve

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'''Diamond of Long Cleeve''' (2995—?) was a [[hobbits|hobbit]] of the [[Shire]]. She became the wife of Thain [[Peregrin Took]] in the 6th year of the [[Fourth Age]]. She is possibly one of the [[North-Tooks]], decended from [[Bandobras Took]] (aka [[Bandobras Took|Bullroarer]]). She had one son [[Faramir Took I|Faramir]], named for a Steward of [[Gondor]] (see [[Faramir]]). Her date of death is not known, but some people assume Diamond probably died sometime before the year 63 of the Fourth Age when Pippin left the Shire to live in Gondor.
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'''Diamond of Long Cleeve''' (2995—?) was a [[hobbits|hobbit]] of the [[Shire]]. She became the wife of Thain [[Peregrin Took]] in the 6th year of the [[Fourth Age]]. She is possibly one of the [[North-Tooks]], decended from [[Bandobras Took]] (aka [[Bandobras Took|Bullroarer]]). She had one son [[Faramir Took I|Faramir]], named for [[Steward]] [[Faramir]] of [[Gondor]].  
  
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Her date of death is not known, but she probably died sometime before {{FoA|63}}, when Pippin left the Shire to live in Gondor.
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==Etymology==
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Diamond derives from Latin ''diamant-'' which is a combination of ''adamant-'' and Greek ''διαφανής'' "transparent"<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of Names</ref> (see [[Adamanta Chubb]]).
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The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a noble family, such as the North-Tooks.
 
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Pippin and Diamond from PJ's RotK.jpg
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthT.A. 2995
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Diamond of Long Cleeve (2995—?) was a hobbit of the Shire. She became the wife of Thain Peregrin Took in the 6th year of the Fourth Age. She is possibly one of the North-Tooks, decended from Bandobras Took (aka Bullroarer). She had one son Faramir, named for Steward Faramir of Gondor.

Her date of death is not known, but she probably died sometime before Fo.A. 63, when Pippin left the Shire to live in Gondor.

Etymology

Diamond derives from Latin diamant- which is a combination of adamant- and Greek διαφανής "transparent"[1] (see Adamanta Chubb).

The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a noble family, such as the North-Tooks.


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