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Paksu

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Paksu was a minor character in The Father Christmas Letters. He was a polar bear cub who lived at the North Pole. He and his brother Valkotukka were nephews of the North Polar Bear.

History

Paksu and Valkotukka came to Father Christmas' house for a visit. They ended up never leaving.

Paksu, along with his brother, was mischievous. Father Christmas wrote of them that "they seem to be growing up just like their uncle."

Etymology

Paksu means "fat" in Finnish.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien (ed.), Letters from Father Christmas, "December 23rd 1931"
The world of the Letters from Father Christmas
Main characters: Father Christmas · North Polar Bear · Ilbereth
Other characters: Mr Cave Bear · Green Brother · Grandfather Yule
Man in the Moon · Paksu & Valkotukka · Snow Man
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Other concepts: Arktik · Goblin Alphabet · Windbeam