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Ferdinand Took

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<b>Ferdinand Took</b> (born S.R. 1340) was the son of [[Sigismond Took]]. He had an elder sister, [[Rosamunda Bolger|Rosamunda]] (born S.R. 1338). His son was named [[Ferdibrand Took|Ferdibrand]] with whom he attended [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo Baggins']] Farewell Party in September 1401.
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'''Ferdinand Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].  
  
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==History==
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Ferdinand was the son of [[Sigismond Took]]. He was the father of [[Ferdibrand Took|Ferdibrand]]. They both attended [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo Baggins']] [[Bilbo's Farewell Party|Farewell Party]] in {{SR|1401}}.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name is composed of ''ferdi'' "peace" + ''nand'' "daring, brave".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Wikipedia gives the etymology ''frith'' "protection"/ ''farð'' "journey" and ''nanth''
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Revision as of 11:20, 29 July 2012

Ferdinand Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Locationthe Shire
BirthS.R. 1340
Family
ParentageSigismond Took
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ferdinand Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Ferdinand was the son of Sigismond Took. He was the father of Ferdibrand. They both attended Bilbo Baggins' Farewell Party in S.R. 1401.[1]

Etymology

The name is composed of ferdi "peace" + nand "daring, brave".[2]

Wikipedia gives the etymology frith "protection"/ farð "journey" and nanth

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"