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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 76078 words, 42196 active glosses and 55 phrases. The community has posted 634 comments, finished 25579 flashcards and given 169 thanks. You can access more statistics by going to Contributors.

Parf Edhellen is and has been open source since its inception 7 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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noun. conscience
Gnomish [GL/22.2101] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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5{#5^ な¸#5$

annon allen

A more plausible alternative to a problematic yet often used Neo-Sindarin phrase.

Sindarin [UT, VT43, WJ, PE22, PE17] by Elaran

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