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'''Merry Gardner''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]], the second son and fourth child of [[Samwise Gamgee]] and [[Rose Cotton]].<ref name="Gamgee">{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
At the suggestion of [[Frodo Baggins]], Sam named one of his children after [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry Brandybuck]].<ref>{{RK|Havens}}</ref> Merry was born in {{SR|1427}}.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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At the suggestion of [[Frodo Baggins]], Sam named one of his children after [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry Brandybuck]].<ref>{{RK|Havens}}</ref> Merry was born in {{SR|1427}}.<ref name="Gamgee"/>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
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''Merry'' is a translation of [[Hobbitish]] [[Westron]] (specifically, the Buckland dialect) ''Kali'', meaning "jolly, gay".<ref>{{App|F2}}</ref>
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''Merry'' is a translation of [[Hobbitish]] [[Westron]] (specifically, the Buckland dialect) ''Kali'', meaning "jolly, gay".<ref>{{App|F2}}</ref> In [[Sindarin]], the name ''Merry'' is ''Gelir''.<ref>{{SD|XI2}}</ref>
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Merry Gardner
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationBag End, Hobbiton
BirthS.R. 1427
Family
FamilyGardner
ParentageSamwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton
SiblingsElanor, Frodo, Rose, Pippin, Goldilocks, Hamfast, Daisy, Primrose, Bilbo, Ruby, Robin and Tolman
Physical Description
GenderMale

Merry Gardner was a Hobbit of the Shire, the second son and fourth child of Samwise Gamgee and Rose Cotton.[1]

History

At the suggestion of Frodo Baggins, Sam named one of his children after Merry Brandybuck.[2] Merry was born in S.R. 1427.[1]

Etymology

Merry is a translation of Hobbitish Westron (specifically, the Buckland dialect) Kali, meaning "jolly, gay".[3] In Sindarin, the name Merry is Gelir.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue: The second version"