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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.

The dictionary contains 101576 words, 43820 active glosses and 60 phrases. The community has posted 1899 comments, finished 83983 flashcards and given 564 thanks. You can access more statistics by going to Contributors.

Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 10 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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noun. east, uprising, sunrise
Quenya [LotR/0377; LotR/1044; LotR/1123; PE17/018; PE17/059; PE17/063; PE17/074; PE17/088; PE17/125; PE17/135; PM/385; RGEO/58; RGEO/59; SA/men; SA/rómen] 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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