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Literature DictionaryTolkiens Dictionary
The ancient tongue, common to all Elves, in the form that it took in Valinor; brought to Middle-earth by the Noldorin exiles, but abandoned by them as a daily speech, especially after the edict of King Thingol against its use; see especially 133, 155. Not named as such in this book, but referred to as Eldarin, 21, 323, 347; High Eldarin, 322-3; High-elven, 266, 330; the tongue of Valinor, 133; the speech of the Elves of Valinor, 149; the tongue of the Noldor, 155, 159; the High Speech of the West, 155
Literature DictionaryTolkiens Middle-Earth Dictionary
The ancient tongue, common to all Elves, in the form that it took in Valinor; brought to Middle-earth by the Noldorin exiles, but abandoned by them as a daily speech (save in Gondolin), especially after the edict of King Thingol against its use.

The ancient and noble tongue of the High Elves.
The tongue of the High Elves in Valinor, the first to be recorded in writing. It was never widely used in Middle-earth except among the Noldor; the related Eldarin language, Sindarin, was more commonly spoken.
By the Third Age, Quenya had become, in Middle-earth, a language used only on formal or state occasions by the Elves and the descendants of the Númenóreans.

 

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Acid Pops
Ackerley, Stewart
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Adrahil #2
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Advanced Transfig...Adventures of Mar...Adûnaic
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Aeglos (plant)
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Aftercomers
Afterlithe
Afteryule
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Agat Alterra, Jakob
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Age of the Enemy
Aghan
Aging Potion
Aglarond
Aglon
Agrippa
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Aiglos (Aeglos)
Ailinel
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Ainur
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Akallabêth
Akallabêth (tale)
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Alatar
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Alb
Albania
Albert Steinowitz
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Aldarion
Aldarion and Eren...Aldaron
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Aldudénië
Aldëa
Alfirin
Algund
Alkaron
Almaren
Almarian
Almiel
Alqualondë
Aman
Amandil
Amarië
Amdír
Amlach
Amlaith of Fornost
Amon Amarth
Amon Anwar
Amon Darthir
Amon Dîn
Amon Ereb
Amon Ethir
Amon Gwareth
Amon Hen
Amon Lanc
Amon Lhaw
Amon Obel
Amon Rûdh
Amon Sûl
Amon Uilos
Amor vincit omnia
Ampolirus

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