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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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Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 8 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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verb. to glance at
Sindarin [WJ/337] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

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Manen lambë Quendion ahyanë?

"How did the language of Elves change?" Ælfwine of England's question to the sage and linguist Pengoloð during his stay on Tol Eressëa.

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