The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth
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|The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth|
|Author||Ruth S. Noel|
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.
- 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".
- Elvish.org - This article lists some of the book's incorrect and sometimes incomplete texts, a good read before you purchase the book.