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The wife of [[Largo Baggins]], and great-grandmother of [[Frodo Baggins]].
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'''Tanta Hornblower''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Tanta married [[Largo Baggins]], and was the mother of [[Fosco Baggins]].<ref>{{App|Baggins}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name ''Tanta'' was meaningless in contemporary [[Hobbitish]] [[Westron]]. It represented an original name ''Tante'' or ''Tanto''.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref>
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Revision as of 12:32, 2 August 2012

Tanta Hornblower
Hobbit
Biographical Information
Other namesTanta Baggins
Locationthe Shire
BirthAround S.R. 1220
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Tanta Hornblower was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Tanta married Largo Baggins, and was the mother of Fosco Baggins.[1]

Etymology

The name Tanta was meaningless in contemporary Hobbitish Westron. It represented an original name Tante or Tanto.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"