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'''Ferdinand Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].  
 
'''Ferdinand Took''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].  
  
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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>
 
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 11:49, 26 May 2013

Ferdinand Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationTookland
BirthS.R. 1340
Family
FamilyTook
ParentageSigismond Took
SiblingsRosamunda
ChildrenFerdibrand
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"