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Vinyar Tengwar (ISSN 1054-7606) is a not-for-profit refereed journal of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, devoted to the scholarly study of the invented languages of J.R.R. Tolkien. VT is indexed by the Modern Language Association.

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Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals
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Contents of issues to date

Most early issues contained letters (some quite long), news, and reviews. I list only articles here. Page counts include covers.

Items in red contain previously unpublished primary material from the Tolkien archives.

#50, March 2013 (28 pp.):

#49, June 2007 (60 pp.):

#48, December 2005 (36 pp.):

#47, February 2005 (44 pp.):

#46, July 2004 (36 pp.):

#45, November 2003 (40 pp.):

#44, June 2002 (40 pp.):

#43, January 2002 (40 pp.):

#42, July 2001 (40 pp.):

#41, July 2000 (40 pp.):

#40, April 1999 (36 pp.):

#39, July 1998 (36 pp.):

#38, April 1997 (40 pp.):

#37, December 1995 (32 pp.):

#36, July 1994 (36 pp.):

#35, May 1994 (32 pp.):

#34, March 1994 (36 pp.):

#33, Jan. 1994 (28 pp.):

#32, Nov. 1993 (32 pp.):

#31, Sept. 1993 (36 pp.):

#30, July 1993 (32 pp.):

#29, May 1993 (32 pp.):

#28, March 1993 (40 pp.):

#27, Jan. 1993 (44 pp.):

#26, Nov. 1992 (32 pp.):

#25, Sept. 1992 (28 pp.):

#24, Jul. 1992 (40 pp.):

#23, May 1992 (28 pp.):

#22, Mar. 1992 (32 pp.):

#21, Jan. 1992 (28 pp.):

#20, Nov. 1991 (24 pp.):

#19, Sept. 1991 (32 pp.):

#18, July 1991 (40 pp.):

#17, May 1991 (28 pp.):

#16, Mar. 1991 (16 pp.):

#15, Jan. 1991 (16 pp.):

#14, Nov. 1990 (24 pp.):

#13, Sept. 1990 (24 pp.):

#12, July 1990 (24 pp.):

#11, May 1990 (24 pp):

#10, Mar. 1990 (24 pp.):

#9, Jan. 1990 (16 pp.):

#8, Nov. 1989 (16 pp.):

#7, Sept. 1989 (16 pp.):

#6, June 1989 (16 pp.):

#5, May 1989 (16 pp.):

#4, Mar. 1989 (12 pp.):

#3, Jan. 1989 (12 pp.):

#2, Nov. 1988 (16 pp.):

#1, Sept. 1988 (12 pp.):

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