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This website is dedicated to Tolkien's languages, with an emphasis on the elvish languages of his legendarium. Our dictionary consists of imported glosses from a variety of quality dictionaries, categorised and searchable by sense, conjugation and more. You can read more on our about page.

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Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 9 years ago. It is developed and maintained by Leonard (@parmaeldo). If you are a developer, you can follow the project on Github.

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     ⸱     ⸱     ⸱          ⸱    :        ⸱           ⸱    :

Cormar nelde Eldatárin nu Tarmenel, Otso Herunaucoin hrótassen ondova, Nerte Fírimoin martaine nurunen, Er i More Herun mormahalmas hárala Morinóreva mí arda, már i fuinion. Er Corma ilyar turien ar tuvien te, Er Corma tucien ar mórisse nutien te Morinóreva mí arda, már i fuinion.

Findegil's translation of the notorious Ring verse. Findegil is the co-founder of the Mellonath Daeron, the language guild of the Forodrim, the Swedish Tolkien society.

Quenya [Translated by Findegil of the Mellonath Daeron; original LoTR] by Aldaleon

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