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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

dor dínen

place name. Silent Land
Sindarin [S/121; SA/dîn; SI/Dor Dínen; WJ/194; WJ/333; WJI/Dor Dínen] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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     :

Lá karitas alasaila ké nauva.

Cé is used where the hypothetical is 'unreal' in the sense that it is the opposite of what the speaker is advising.

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