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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 82601 words, 45905 active glosses and 59 phrases. The community has posted 1433 comments, finished 53030 flashcards and given 399 thanks. You can access more statistics by going to Contributors.

Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 9 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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  ⸱   ⸱         :       ⸱       :

Nosto i-Aear, lass laeg, Legolas! Dorthannel anan nu 'aladh vi 'lass. Ae lastol i-nall e-maew 'ri falas, Gúrel ló-chiratha hîdh vi thaur dass.

Galadriel's warning to Legolas, delivered by Gandalf in Fangorn. Translated to Sindarin by Elaran.

Sindarin [Etymologies, Letters, LotR, Silmarillion, PE17, PE22, VT41] by Elaran

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