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The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth

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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.
 
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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==Inaccuracies==
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* [[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".
  
  

Revision as of 19:34, 15 January 2007

The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth
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AuthorRuth S. Noel
PublisherHoughton Mifflin
ReleasedMay 1980
FormatPaperback
Pages224
ISBN0395291305

This is the 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.

Inaccuracies


External links

  • Elvish.org - This article lists some of the book's incorrect and sometimes incomplete texts, a good read before you purchase the book.