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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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root. love (as friend)
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/MEL; EtyAC/MEL; EtyAC/ÑEL; PE18/046] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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   ⸱  ⸱  ⸱  ⸱   ⸱     ⸱     ⸱   ⸱     :

Sanomë tarnë Olórin, Aracorno, Eomer, Imrahil, mi mísë, mi telepta yo morna, mi laiqua yo ninquë, mi luinë, ta Gimli mi lossëa.

Tolkien demonstrating how to use three different forms of ‘and’.

Quenya [Parma Eldalamberon 17, p. 71] by Aldaleon

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