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Arktik (or Arctic[1]) was the language spoken by the folk of the North Pole: the Red Elves, the Polar Bear, and others.[2]


Arctic Q(u)enya is a language name invented by Tolkien linguists for the Arktik Quenya/Qenya-style sentence appearing in Letters from Father Christmas.[3][4][5]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien (ed.), Letters from Father Christmas, "Christmas 1937"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Baillie Tolkien (ed.), Letters from Father Christmas, "November 1929"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes on Óre" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 41, July 2000, p. 16; J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, p. 40
  4. Helge Fauskanger, "The Quenya Corpus" at Ardalambion (accessed 7 November 2011)
  5. Ryszard Derdzinski, Tolkien's Linguistic Writings and Drafts at (accessed 7 November 2011)