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'''Vanyarin Quenya''', also sometimes called '''Quendya''' to distinguish it from the [[Noldorin]] [[Quenya]], is the dialect of the language as spoken by the [[Vanyar]] in [[Valimar]]. The speech of the Vanyar was more conservative than that of the Noldor.
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'''Vanyarin Quenya''', also sometimes called '''Quendya''' to distinguish it from the [[Noldorin]] [[Quenya]], is the dialect of the language as spoken by the [[Vanyar]] in [[Valimar]].  
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==History==
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Since the Noldor came to [[Middle-earth]] and their language became known among the [[Sindar]], the [[Silvan]] and afterwards the [[Dunedain]], Vanyarin is considered a less known, elusive language, spoken only in [[Valinor]].
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The speech of the Vanyar was more conservative than that of the Noldor who were more innovative, also the Vanyar being closest to the [[Valar]], had many [[Valarin]] loanwords in their language.
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/vanyarin_quenya.html Vanyarin Quenya] article by [[Thorsten Renk]]
 
*[http://www.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/vanyarin_quenya.html Vanyarin Quenya] article by [[Thorsten Renk]]
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Revision as of 12:33, 22 January 2009

Vanyarin Quenya, also sometimes called Quendya to distinguish it from the Noldorin Quenya, is the dialect of the language as spoken by the Vanyar in Valimar.

History

Since the Noldor came to Middle-earth and their language became known among the Sindar, the Silvan and afterwards the Dunedain, Vanyarin is considered a less known, elusive language, spoken only in Valinor.

The speech of the Vanyar was more conservative than that of the Noldor who were more innovative, also the Vanyar being closest to the Valar, had many Valarin loanwords in their language.

External links