NOTE: When I write á, é, í,
I hope you
see the vowels a, e, i, o, u with an accent on your screen. Similarly, I hope
you see the same vowels with a circumflex when I write â, ê,
û (e.g. in Barad-dûr). When I write
ö I hope you see a, e, o with a diaeresis
(two dots over): Manwë, Eärendil, Eönwë. If some other
weird characters turn up instead, at least you know what it should have
Why I made this site
And who am I anyway?
Tolkien's Not-So-Secret Vice
Quenya - the Ancient Tongue
Sindarin - the Noble Tongue
Adûnaic - the Vernacular of
Westron - the Common
Telerin - the Language of the Sea-Elves
Doriathrin - the Mothertongue of
Various Mannish tongues - the Sadness of
Nandorin - the Green-elven Tongue
Old Sindarin - between Primitive Elvish and
Khuzdul - the Secret Tongue of the
Entish - Say Nothing That Isn't Worth
Orkish and the Black Speech - Base
Language for Base Purposes
Valarin - Like the Glitter of
Animalic - "crude in the extreme"
Nevbosh - new
Naffarin - at least we know that "vrú" means
Index to the Etymologies - where do
the word you so
Probable Errors in the Etymologies - where
Tolkien's handwriting proved too tough!
Quenya Corpus Wordlist - not all the words known,
but a good many still!
Do you have trouble reading or printing some of
the articles on this page?
Satanist (?) Uses the Black Speech - Sauron's
Esperanto* isn't quite dead yet!
Now We Have All Got Elvish Names - or at least
the readers of
Tyalië Tyelelliéva do!
BLASPHEMY: "Auld Elvish" from Bored of the
Elvish Linguistic Fellowship - information about the journals
Vinyar Tengwar and Parma Eldalamberon
Language List - join the Tolklang!
Tengwar - read about the most beautiful script of Middle-earth and
download Daniel S. Smith's fonts!
Korablev's Tolkien-inspired art - often with Tengwar calligraphy in
The Tynntangial page -
with some Quenya vocabulary stuff (and yes, this is where I stole the
background for this page!)
wordlist - quite comprehensive!
La faculté des
études elfíques - with information about Tolkien's
languages in French!
language page - nice try, but don't trust Ruth
Mellonath Daeron -
the Language Guild of the Forodrim. Several good Quenya texts!
O'Prey's Tolkien page - with some language
- with some Quenya poems...not perfect, but not bad, either.
some vocabulary stuff; seems incomplete
The Top 10 Model
Languages - what, Quenya second after Esperanto?!
The Language Construction
Kit - a MUST if you feel the urge to make your own language. Really