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06-18-2000, 09:31 PM
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Is there a complete(ish) source on them similar to the appendix in The Silmarilion?

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06-19-2000, 09:45 AM
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Re: Elvish languages

http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/Ardalambion</a> is a most excellent site for learning Tolkien's languages.

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Mister Underhill
11-03-2000, 08:25 AM
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Re: Elvish languages

There are also a few books available, but the accuracy of most of them seems to be questionable... The fellow who put together Ardalambion certainly seems to have done his homework, but it's pretty scholarly (read: dry) stuff and a bit hard to decipher.


the guy who be short
06-15-2003, 04:38 AM
Mister Underhill, I agree that it is rather boring to read, but what I do is skim read and then read the summary. It is also quite simply put, and I guess that the dryness is just a consequence of that.

06-15-2003, 09:27 PM
Master Underhill,
I know of a web site that has many different, yet near complete Elvish Dictionaries including-
Quenya, Teleri, Drow, and more. I myself find it very practical. It is Learn Elvish (http://www.learnelvish.com) Also Ardalambion is a good site. Home of the Elves is also another good site. it has i believe silvan elvish. I hope you take these under advisement.
Tenna' telwan!

[ June 16, 2003: Message edited by: -Hallanįrė- ]

06-15-2003, 09:30 PM
I would recommend the Ardalambion site if you want to be sure that you are learning true, Middle-earth Elvish. All the other sites are slightly dubious, unless they are in some way related to Ardalambion or any official Tolkien sites. And by all means steer clear of any sites promoting Grelvish (Grey-Elven) or anything with "Drow." A true Tolkien-Elvish website wouldn't have information like that.

06-15-2003, 11:50 PM
My thanks as well, ive been looking to learn different styles of elvish. They are the most beutiful languages, dont you think?

06-16-2003, 08:22 AM
I agree. I can't think of any other languages more beautiful than Quenya and Sindarin. I'm trying to become fluent in them both, but due to my limited resources, I'm not really getting anywhere.

06-16-2003, 03:09 PM
Mellonath Daeron, the language guild of the Stockholm Tolkien Society, Forodrim, has a website with quite some useful stuff... http://www.forodrim.org/daeron/md_home.html