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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.

Quenya [The Peoples of Middle-earth pp. 396]

Black Speech, Nandorin, Noldorin, Quendya, Quenya, Sindarin, Telerin are languages conceived by Tolkien and they do not belong to us; we neither can nor do claim affiliation with Middle-earth Enterprises nor Tolkien Estate.