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mythryl
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on: February 06, 2014 06:42
Aiya,
If you are serious about learning any of the languages by Tolkien then I heavily recommend the Languages Of Tolkien's Middle-Earth book by Ruth Noel. Here is the link:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Languages-Tolkiens-Middle-earth-Ruth-Noel/dp/0395291305
It provides lot of interesting things about all of the languages that Tolkien created and dictionaries for them all. I really recommend getting it if you are serious for learning.
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on: February 10, 2014 02:19
I have read it previously, and it is a very good resource. Thank you, mythryl.
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on: March 04, 2014 09:56
Thank you so much mythryl Just bought it now and can`t wait for it to arrive
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on: March 04, 2014 05:38
Even though I am not studying a language, I have that book as well. It is a very informative book. There is a message from the author in the very beginning and it is lots of fun to translate.
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on: March 04, 2014 05:38


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on: March 05, 2014 01:20
Sorry to spoil the fun, but Ruth Noel's book is extremely outdated. If you really want to learn Quenya the only good way is via the internet (this site e.g. has a good course: http://www.councilofelrond.com/readingcats/quenya-workbook/).
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on: March 06, 2014 05:54
Yeah, the book is dated 1980 but Quenya is not the only language covered. I especially liked the chapter on the Runes. The Tolkien Dictionary in the book covers not only Quenya but Sindarin as well and there is also a pronunciation guide. The chapter that translates quotations is good for someone like myself who is not really studying a language but just wants to know what some of the Elvish quotes in the books mean. The English to Elvish glossary is also useful.

The book, of course, does not even come close to studying a language here on the Council of Elrond. It is merely a little book, with a little information, to offer a little help in studying a little bit of Tolkien's languages.

If I did study a language it would be Quenya.
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