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This is the book on all of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s invented languages, spoken by [[Hobbits]], [[Elves]], and [[Men]] of [[Middle-earth]] -- a dicitonary of fourteen languages, an English-[[Elvish]] glossary, all the [[Runes]] and alphabets, and material on Tolkien the linguist.
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'''The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth''' is a book on all of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s invented languages, spoken by [[Hobbits]], [[Elves]], and [[Men]] of [[Middle-earth]] -- a dicitonary of fourteen languages, an English-[[Elvish]] glossary, all the [[Runes]] and alphabets, and material on Tolkien the linguist.
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==Editions==
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Detailed information about the different editions.<ref>[[Åke Bertenstam|Bertenstam, Åke]]: ''[http://www.forodrim.org/bibliography/tolklist.html A Chronological Bibliography of Books About Tolkien]''</ref>
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*[[1974]]: ''The Languages of Middle Earth''. Baltimore, Md.: Mirage. xxxix, 97 pp., ill. 22 × 13.5 cm. ISBN 0-88358-021-7 (pbk)
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*[[1980]]: ''The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth''. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. [10], 207 pp. 19 cm. ISBN 0-395-29129-1 (hbk); ISBN 0-395-29130-5 (pbk. 18.5 × 11.5 cm.)
  
 
==Inaccuracies==
 
==Inaccuracies==
 
* [[Arathorn]] is listed as meaning "Lord of All Trees" when according to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] in [[Letter 347]] it is derived from [[thorono]] for "eagle" which makes it "Royal Eagle".
 
* [[Arathorn]] is listed as meaning "Lord of All Trees" when according to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] in [[Letter 347]] it is derived from [[thorono]] for "eagle" which makes it "Royal Eagle".
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.elvish.org/articles/LRH.html Elvish.org] - This article lists some of the book's incorrect and sometimes incomplete texts, a good read before you purchase the book.
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* [http://www.elvish.org/articles/LRH.html Elvish.org] - This article lists some of the incorrect and sometimes incomplete texts of the book.
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The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth
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AuthorRuth S. Noel
PublisherHoughton Mifflin
ReleasedSecond edition, May 1980
FormatPaperback
Pages224
ISBN0395291305

The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth is a book on all of Tolkien's invented languages, spoken by Hobbits, Elves, and Men of Middle-earth -- a dicitonary of fourteen languages, an English-Elvish glossary, all the Runes and alphabets, and material on Tolkien the linguist.

Contents

Editions

Detailed information about the different editions.[1]

  • 1974: The Languages of Middle Earth. Baltimore, Md.: Mirage. xxxix, 97 pp., ill. 22 × 13.5 cm. ISBN 0-88358-021-7 (pbk)

Inaccuracies

External links

  • Elvish.org - This article lists some of the incorrect and sometimes incomplete texts of the book.

References

  1. Bertenstam, Åke: A Chronological Bibliography of Books About Tolkien