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Noldorin is the early name of the Sindarin language made by J.R.R. Tolkien. Its structure, history and background were different in the early versions of the mythos.


According to the background of the early legendarium, Noldorin derived from the Old Noldorin, the language spoken by the Gnomes/Noldoli in Valinor. That language was quite similar to Qenya, the language of the Lindar but had some differences.

When the Noldor came to Great Lands with Fëanor, their language was confused, mixed and mingled with Ilkorin, the language of the Dark Elves. This amalgam produced the Noldorin language.