Lina Tande (born c. 1982) was a Hufflepuff student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1990s. She allowed Harry Potter to borrow her Cleansweep in exchange for two chess pieces.


The name "Lina" means either "palm tree" or "tender" in Arabic, and "absorbed, united" in Sanskrit. Tande nickname for someone with prominent or otherwise remarkable teeth, from tand 'tooth'.

Behind the scenes

  • Based on her name, it can be presumed that she is of Indian descent.


Notes and references

  1. She was at least in her first year at Hogwarts during the 1993-1994 school year.
  2. World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling