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Hildifons Took

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'''Hildifons Took''' ([[Third Age 2844|T.A. 2844]]-?) was one of the many children of [[Gerontius Took|Gerontius]], the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]] and [[Adamanta Took|Adamanta Chubb]], he was also the uncle of [[Bilbo Baggins]]. Hildifons was said to have gone off on a journey and never returned.
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'''Hildifons Took''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Hildifons was one of the many children of [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]]. He went on a journey outside [[the Shire]] and never returned.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name contains ''hild'' "battle" and ''fons'' "ready"<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>.
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The name contains ''hild'' "battle" and ''fons'' "ready".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
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Revision as of 10:20, 14 December 2010

Hildifons Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1244
Deathunknown
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hildifons Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hildifons was one of the many children of the Old Took. He went on a journey outside the Shire and never returned.[1]

Etymology

The name contains hild "battle" and fons "ready".[2]

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"