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Isengar Took

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| parentage=[[Gerontius Took]]<br/>[[Adamanta Chubb]]
 
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| location=[[Great Smials]], [[Tuckborough]]
 
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'''Isengar Took''' was one of the many children of [[Gerontius Took|Gerontius]], the [[Gerontius Took|Old Took]]; famous for having gone to [[sea]] in his youth (a remarkable feat for a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]]).
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'''Isengar Took''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Isengar was the youngest child of [[Gerontius Took|the Old Took]]. He was one of several youngster inspired by [[Gandalf]]<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref> to travel outside of [[the Shire]]; it is told that he saw the [[Belegaer|sea]] in his youth.<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name contains ''isen'' "iron" and ''gar'' "spear"<ref>[[An Introduction to Elvish]], "Giving of Names"</ref>.
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The name contains ''isen'' "iron" and ''gar'' "spear".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
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Revision as of 10:53, 14 December 2010

Isengar Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1262
DeathS.R. 1360
Family
ParentageGerontius Took
Adamanta Chubb
Physical Description
GenderMale

Isengar Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Isengar was the youngest child of the Old Took. He was one of several youngster inspired by Gandalf[1] to travel outside of the Shire; it is told that he saw the sea in his youth.[2]

Etymology

The name contains isen "iron" and gar "spear".[3]

References

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