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Common Telerin

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'''Common Telerin''' is the primordial tongue of the [[Teleri]] or Lindar clan of the [[Elves]].
 
'''Common Telerin''' is the primordial tongue of the [[Teleri]] or Lindar clan of the [[Elves]].
  
It split off [[Common Eldarin]] at some time during the [[Great Journey]], which itself split off [[Primitive Quendian]], the original language of all [[Quendi]], or Elves.
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It descended from [[Primitive Quendian]], the original language of all [[Quendi]], or Elves, but split off [[Common Eldarin]] early, at some time during the [[Great Journey]].
  
Its descendants are the language of the Teleri of [[Valinor]], as well as [[Sindarin]], and the various [[Nandor]]in languages.
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One major Telerin change was that where Primitive Quendian used 'KW', Telerin had evolved it into 'P'. Another significant change was the simplification of palatal 'J' into the vowel 'I'.
  
The language of the Teleri of Valinor was influenced by and in turn influenced [[Quenya]], and these languages remained very closely related and mutually intelligible. One Telerin change was that where Quenya uses 'QU' (KW), Telerin typically uses 'P'.
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Its descendants are the language of the Teleri of [[Valinor]] [[Telerin]], as well as [[Sindarin]], and the various [[Nandor]]in languages.
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The language of the Teleri of Valinor was influenced by and in turn influenced [[Quenya]], and these languages remained very closely related and mutually intelligible.  
  
 
== See also ==  
 
== See also ==  

Revision as of 17:32, 26 December 2008

Common Telerin is the primordial tongue of the Teleri or Lindar clan of the Elves.

It descended from Primitive Quendian, the original language of all Quendi, or Elves, but split off Common Eldarin early, at some time during the Great Journey.

One major Telerin change was that where Primitive Quendian used 'KW', Telerin had evolved it into 'P'. Another significant change was the simplification of palatal 'J' into the vowel 'I'.

Its descendants are the language of the Teleri of Valinor Telerin, as well as Sindarin, and the various Nandorin languages.

The language of the Teleri of Valinor was influenced by and in turn influenced Quenya, and these languages remained very closely related and mutually intelligible.

See also