"You might belong in Hufflepuff,
Where they are just and loyal.
Those patient Hufflepuffs are true,
and unafraid of toil."
The Hufflepuff house is one of the four houses of Fogwarts. The namesake was given by Helga Hufflepuff, who is one of the founders of the school. The house traits are loyal, dedicated, industrious, tolerant, patient and fair. The house ghost is the Fat Friar. The house mascot is the badger. The house colors are yellow and black. The Hufflepuff common room is located at the basement near the kitchens.
"Sweet Hufflepuff, from valley broad."
-the Sorting Hat telling where Helga came from.
"For Hufflepuff, hard workers were
Most worthy of admission."
-the Sorting Hat telling what traits Helga value.