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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


noun. crow

Early Noldorin [PE13/141] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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A Elbereth Gilthoniel o menel palan-diriel, le nallon sí di-nguruthos! A tiro nin, Fanuilos!

The "second verse" of A Elbereth Gilthoniel by Samwise Gamgee.

Sindarin [LotR, The Road Goes Ever On, Letters] by Elaran

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