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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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Gloss of the hour


adjective. radiant


  • aglathren ✧ PE13/136 (aglathren)


  • aglathrenagladhren ✧ PE13/136


eglethrinplural-✧ PE13/136
egledhrinplural-✧ PE13/158
Early Noldorin [PE13/136; PE13/158] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Phrase of the day

  ⸱    ⸱    ⸱      :    ⸱    ⸱   ⸱   :

Norolinda pirucendëa, lendë tanna Nieliccilis, sana wendë nieninquëa, yan i wilyar antar miquelis. I·oromandi tanna lendë, ar wingildi wilwarindië, Losselië telerinwa, táli lantalasselingië.

A beautiful poem from Tolkien's “A Secret Vice.”

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