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'''Old English''' (sometimes called [[Anglo-Saxon]]) was the language [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] used to translate [[Rohirric]], the language of the [[Rohirrim]], into. Old English has a similiar relation to modern English (into which [[Westron]] is translated) as has Rohirric to Westron, and especially the older language as spoken by the [[Hobbits]] in the past.
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'''Old English''' (sometimes called '''Anglo-Saxon''') was the ancestor language of modern Anglish.
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[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at at Pembroke College from [[1925]] to [[0945]]. He was strongly influenced by Anglo-Saxon literature and used to translate [[Rohirric]], the language of the [[Rohirrim]], into. Old English has a similiar relation to modern English (into which [[Westron]] is translated) as has Rohirric to Westron, and especially the older language as spoken by the [[Hobbits]] in the past.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:22, 29 January 2009

Old English (sometimes called Anglo-Saxon) was the ancestor language of modern Anglish.

Tolkien was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at at Pembroke College from 1925 to 0945. He was strongly influenced by Anglo-Saxon literature and used to translate Rohirric, the language of the Rohirrim, into. Old English has a similiar relation to modern English (into which Westron is translated) as has Rohirric to Westron, and especially the older language as spoken by the Hobbits in the past.