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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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place name. Black Glass
Sindarin [PE17/037.1611; RS/466.4112; SA/khelek.013; SI/Helevorn.001; WJI/Helevorn.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Eldar ataformaiti; epetai i hyarma ú ten ulca símaryassen. úsie, an ké mo querne kendele númenna, ve senya, i hyarma tentane Melcorello, ar ké mo formenna tentanes Amanna.

An interesting text on Elvish dexterity from the Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals.

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