English and Welsh
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In a lengthy sidenote, Tolkien discusses his notions of "native tongue" as opposed to "cradle tongue", and of an inherited taste of language. The lecture sheds light on Tolkien's conceptions of the connections of race, ethnicity and language.
- John Garth, "English and Welsh", in J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment
- Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide (2006), p. 249