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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


verb. to abound


  • lauta ✧ PE22/103


  • ᴹ√LAW “warm; abound” ✧ PE22/103

Element in

  • ᴹQ. malta launen “gold abounded to me, I had lots of gold” ✧ PE22/103

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√LAW > lauta[lauta-]✧ PE22/103


launepast-✧ PE22/103
alaunieperfect-✧ PE22/103
launenpast with-1st-sg-object“abounded to me, I had lots of ...”✧ PE22/103

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Phrase of the day

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agarfant beth avo garo aran cîr lim gurth an Glamhoth guren bêd enni i arben na megil Mîr n’Ardhon ón annin penim vast Seron Aearon i mbair en Ndengin inn dha v’im nidhin mened tolen cared

Some random short phrases and names found in Tolkien's works.

Sindarin [PE17, PE22, HoME-XI, HoME-XII, UT, Silmarillion] by Aldaleon

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