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Sindarin Lexicon

Sindarin Lexicon
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EditorKenneth Chaij
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
ReleasedSeptember 2001
FormatA5 stapled paperback
Pages60
ISBN0905520181
SeriesPeter Roe Memorial Fund
Preceded byDigging Potatoes, Growing Trees - Volume 3
Followed byThe Best of Amon Hen Part 2

Sindarin Lexicon by Kenneth Chaij is a Sindarin dictionary which also includes the articles "A History of the Sindarin Language", "Sindarin Pronunciation" and "English in Fëanorean" by David Masson. The book was published by The Tolkien Society in 2001 under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund.

[edit] Summary

This work lists the words in Sindarin found in 23 books by J R R Tolkien. It gives their English equivalents and the books in which they occur. Words are included from the Sindarin dialects of Mithrim, Nagathrond, Gondolin, the Falathrim, Doriath and the people of the Sons of Feanor. The book also contains a short history of Sindarin and a guide to pronunciation. Finally there is a guide to writing English using elvish (Feanorean) characters.

[edit] Contents

  • Introduction
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • A History of the Sindarin Language
  • Sindarin Pronunciation
    • Stress
    • Consonants
    • Vowels
    • Diphthongs
    • Simple Phrases
  • Sindarin - English Lexicon
    • Notes
  • English in Fëanorean
    • Transliteration System
    • Specimen Passages
    • Other Languages


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