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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 [[Steward]] [[Faramir]] of [[Gondor]].  
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'''Diamond of Long Cleeve''' (born {{TA|2995}}) was a [[hobbits|hobbit]] of the [[Shire]]. She became the wife of Thain [[Peregrin Took]] in the [[Fourth Age 6|6th year]] of the [[Fourth Age]]. She is possibly one of the [[North-Tooks]], descended from [[Bandobras Took]] (a.k.a. [[Bandobras Took|Bullroarer]]).{{fact}} She had one son [[Faramir Took I|Faramir]], named after [[Steward]] [[Faramir]] of [[Gondor]].  
  
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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Her date of death is not known, but she probably{{fact}} died sometime before {{FoA|63}}, when Pippin left the Shire to live in Gondor.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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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Diamond derives from Latin ''diamant-'' which is a combination of ''adamant-'' and Greek ''διαφανής'' "transparent"<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref> (see [[Adamanta Chubb]]).
  
 
The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a noble family, such as the North-Tooks.
 
The jewel name supports the possibility that she was of a noble family, such as the North-Tooks.
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Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1395
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Diamond of Long Cleeve (born T.A. 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, descended from Bandobras Took (a.k.a. Bullroarer).[source?] She had one son Faramir, named after Steward Faramir of Gondor.

Her date of death is not known, but she probably[source?] 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.

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"