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Telerin

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'''Telerin''' was the language of the [[Teleri]] of [[Aman]], the [[Falmari]]; it is a tongue related to both [[Quenya]] and [[Sindarin]].
 
'''Telerin''' was the language of the [[Teleri]] of [[Aman]], the [[Falmari]]; it is a tongue related to both [[Quenya]] and [[Sindarin]].
  
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It is also called '''''[[Lindalambe]]''''' or '''''[[Lindárin]]'''''.
 
==History==
 
==History==
It is also called '''''[[Lindalambe]]''''' or '''''[[Lindárin]]'''''. In Aman the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as did the [[Teleri]] outnumber the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  
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In Aman the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as did the [[Teleri]] outnumber the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  
  
 
From the viewpoint of speakers of [[Quenya]], Telerin was a closely related language still largely intelligible.<ref>{{HM|PM}}, "[[Quendi and Eldar]]"</ref> However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]].
 
From the viewpoint of speakers of [[Quenya]], Telerin was a closely related language still largely intelligible.<ref>{{HM|PM}}, "[[Quendi and Eldar]]"</ref> However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]].

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Telerin was the language of the Teleri of Aman, the Falmari; it is a tongue related to both Quenya and Sindarin.

It is also called Lindalambe or Lindárin.

History

In Aman the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of Quenya, much as did the Teleri outnumber the Vanyar and Noldor. 

From the viewpoint of speakers of Quenya, Telerin was a closely related language still largely intelligible.[1] However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than Quenya.

Finarfin is said to have learned Telerin. He also gave his sons Telerin-influenced Quenya names.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Quendi and Eldar"

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