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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 106188 words, 43977 active glosses and 61 phrases. The community has posted 2265 comments, finished 96431 flashcards and given 715 thanks. You can access more statistics by going to Contributors.

Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 11 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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Hiro hyn hîdh ab 'wanath

Legolas’s exclamation of grief at the apparent passing of Merry and Pippin beside Fangorn forest. This phrase is from the movies and was not composed by Tolkien. Please read attached commentary.

Sindarin [Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie] by Nimlothiel

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