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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 76085 words, 42200 active glosses and 56 phrases. The community has posted 918 comments, finished 33539 flashcards and given 278 thanks. You can access more statistics by going to Contributors.

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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lE 2#6E 5~B5 `B r`B t5$j$ 5`N lE6 `B 5$3F j~B5 1j^`N `B 7D52# j~B5 z7D`N 25$ `B 5{%iE j~B5 w`N zr$5$ 8hJ r`B t5$j$ - 5{#`N t{#5$ 8~B6 `B w{iE j%yE7hJ r~B5 6E 2~B95$`N t{#5$ `B ~Mx7F3 r~B5 8hJ t~B5 `B x9N5$t# 2`B hE x7F6G ~Mx7F3 t{#5$ -

Ae Adar nín i vi Menel no aer i eneth lín tolo i arnad lín caro den i innas lín bo Ceven sui vi Menel. Anno ammen sír i mbas ilaurui vín ar díheno ammen i úgerth vín sui mín i gohenam di ai gerir úgerth ammen.

Tolkien translated the Pater Noster into Sindarin in the 50s. The prayer was published and commented in Vinyar Tengwar 44.

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