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Elvish language

An elvish language is a constructed language used typically by elves in a fantasy setting.

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1 Elvish Languages of Middle-earth
2 Other Elvish languages

Elvish Languages of Middle-earth

The following languages were created for his Elves by author J. R. R. Tolkien to complement his book The Lord of the Rings. His interest was primarily philological, and he said his stories grew out of his languages. In addition to these 2 he also created several other (partially derived) languages, such as "Telerin".

Professor Tolkien also created the Tengwar and Cirth scripts for his languages.


Sindarin and Quenya have the same pronunciation, which differs significantly from English. See also: Languages of Middle-earth

Other Elvish languages

Tolkien was not the only one to create an Elvish race and language, but his is by far the best known. Other Elvish languages include: