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Talk:Drúadan language

[edit] Name of tongue

PE 17, p. 99 has "Druadan: gorgûn" and "Druadan: Ghân buri Ghân". Should we interpret "Druadan" as Tolkien's name of the language of the Woses? --Morgan 20:15, 28 December 2010 (UTC)

I'm more pleased with something neutral like "Drúadan language" than a fan name. Same, by the way, for Dunlendish (Dunland language?) and Dalish. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 20:28, 28 December 2010 (UTC)
"There was evidently a Mannish language of the upper Anduin, akin to that of the Rohirrim; though the southern Stoors appear to have adopted a language related to Dunlendish before they came north to the Shire." - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age", "Of Hobbits". --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:06, 28 December 2010 (UTC)
Nice! I'll use that as ref for the Dunlendish article.--Morgan 21:28, 28 December 2010 (UTC)
I can't find any reference to "Drúedainic"; I note with interest, however, that both Ardalambion and Lalaith's Middle-earth Science use the term (as well as this short discussion on Elfling). That's not to validate our usage, merely that there is a fan precedent for the term (which makes me wonder whether it does exist somewhere). --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 09:19, 29 December 2010 (UTC)
Bump! I'll soon move this article (and try to sort out redirects and usage) to Drúadan language, if no one disagrees. As can be seen from above, Drúedainic is a "fan name", while Drúadan language is a (semi-)attested form appearing in PE17.--Morgan 01:06, 30 July 2011 (UTC)