« We each have our own personal linguistic potential: we each have a native language. But that is not the language that we speak, our cradle-tongue, the first-learned... »
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien English and Welsh,
The Monsters and the Critics, p. 190
Summary of the Sindarin grammar by Ryszard Derdzinsk
Sindarin Pronouns - a reconstruction by Ryszard Derdzinski
Dictionary of the Reconstructed Sindarin Words by Ryszard Derdzinski
Summary of the Quenya grammar by Ryszard Derdzinski (under construction)
Quenya Pronouns - a reconstruction by Ryszard Derdzinski
Dictionary of the Reconstructed Quenya Words carried out by Boris Shapiro
Ælfwine by Anthony Appleyard
Elvish Pronouns by Ryszard Derdzinski
History of the Elvish Writing Systems by Gildor Inglorion [download fonts]
Sarati Rúmilo Quenya Mode by Ryszard Derdzinski
The Calendars of Imladris, Gondor and the Shire... by Boris Shapiro
Aerlinn in elvellyn o Thol Gannel by Eirien Tuilinn
Amrûn o Lamedon by Eirien Tuilinn
Ave Maria in Sindarin by Ryszard Derdzinski
Galadriel's Lament by Ryszard Derdzinski
Ist-Minlamad Fangorn by Ryszard Derdzinski
Morn 'ellui by Didier Willis (ELPP*)
Naergon an Kharas Crist-Erui by Iessadriel (Jessie Christiansen) [sound file]
Our Father by Ryszard Derdzinski [sound file]
Pent Fangorn by Ryszard Derdzinski
Riddle of Strider by Ryszard Derdzinski
Ring Poem by Ryszard Derdzinski
Sam Gamgee's Letter by Ryszard Derdziński (ELPP)
Sindarin Prose Fragment by Didier Willis
Song of Gondor by Ryszard Derdzinski
The Oath of Cirion and Eorl by Didier Willis and Helge K. Fauskanger
The Snowmane's Epitaph by Ryszard Derdzinski (ELPP)
Tinúviel Fragment by Ryszard Derdzinski (ELPP)
Ainulindalë Fragment by Ryszard Derdzinski
Altariello Lírë by Aiwë
Altariello Nainië Mistalondessë by Ryszard Derdziński (ELPP)
Ave Maria in Quenya by Ryszard Derdzinski
Cuivienello Tol Eressëanna by Ryszard Derdzinski
Cuivienyarna Fragment by Ryszard Derdzinski
I Lirilla Lehtalëo by Diego Sebastian Bao and Tandra Chu
I Omentië Vinyamassë by Lukas Novak
Ninqueldan by Arandil Elenion
Númen by David Chapman
Oath of the Fëanorians by Milan Rezac
Our Father in Quenya by Ryszard Derdzinski
Quenya Prose Fragment by Didier Willis, translated by Sébastien Bertho
Ring Poem by Maciej Garbowski
Quenta Silmarillion Fragment: 'Of the beginning of days' by Sébastien Bertho
Quenta Silmarillion: 'Of the coming of the Elves' by Ryszard Derdzinski
Quenta Silmarillion: 'Of the ruin of Beleriand' by Brett Engetschwiler
Rómen by David Chapman
Tirno Silmarillion by Arandil Elenion
Two Christian Prayers by David Chapman
Valacormaron Fragment by Ryszard Derdzinski
Valaquenta: Introduction by Ryszard Derdzinski
Valaquenta: Of Manwë ar Melcor by Ryszard Derdzinski
Alatarielo Nainie by Vicente S. Velasco
Alatarielo Nainie Mistalonnese by Ryszard Derdzinski
*[ELPP] - text that will be presented during the next Elvish Language Poetry Prize
Elvish Wedding Invitation by Boris Shapiro and Olga Kukhtenkova
Maendeithad Edhellen by D.Daniel Andriës
On Frumsceafte Ilúuatar by Arkadiusz Kubala
Rúmilian Document 'Oath of Fëanor's Sons' by Karolina Stopa
Samwise Gamgee's Letter by Ryszard Derdzinski
Sindarin Inscriptions by D.Daniel Andriës
Wedding Invitation by Joanna and Damian Gucza
Wedding Rings by S. and J. Pfeiffer
Elvish Linguistic Gallery
The Lord of the Rings Movie by Ryszard Derdzinski
Elvish Phrases in the LotR movie by Ryszard Derdzinski
Galadhorn's Tolkien Shop by Ryszard Derdzinski
Elvish cakes by Ryszard Derdzinski
Tengwar for Polish by Ryszard Derdzinski
Quenya Numerals by Ryszard Derdzinski
Elvish Linguisitc Calendar v.1.1 [PDF 2,6 MB]
History of the Elvish Writing Systems by Gildor Inglorion [PDF, RTF]
History of the Elvish Writing Systems: Fonts [WinRar 300 KB]
Sindarin Dictionary: Update [PDF 84 KB]
Tolkien Calendar by Elenhil Laiquendo [WinZip 224 KB]
Elvish Linguistic Library
Sindarin Dictionary by Ryszard Derdzinski
Elvish Linguisitc Calendar by Ryszard Derdzinski
Le dictionnaire des langues elfiques by Edouard Kloczko (in French)
Resources by Ryszard Derdzinski
Tolkien's Legendarium edited by Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter
Vinyar Tengwar #42: Review by Ryszard Derdzinski
Elvish Linguisitc Links
Elvish Linguistic Fellowship - lots of resources - edited by Carl F. Hostetter.
Eldalamberon - Art, Music and Language. Info on Parma Eldalamberon.
Ardalambion - best site on the Arda languages - edited by Helge Fauskanger.
Elfing Mailing List - mailing list for all Elvish linguists.
TolkLang - another good list for the Elvish linguists.
Sindarin Translator - very, very useful - by Didier Willis.
Amanyë Tenceli - all about Sarati and Tengwar - edited by Mans Björkman.
Utúvielyë Quenya - compendium on Quenya - edited by John Wordsworth.
Elm - a wonderful visit in the land where they speak Elvish - by Ales Bican
Mellonath Daeron - mainly on Quenya and Sindarin.
Dan Smith's Tengwar and Cirth fonts - highly recommended.
Quettar Tolkieno - Marcus A. Smith presents concordances for Tolkien's books
Quenya Grammar Reexamined - by Anthony Appleyard
Das Sindarin-Lexicon by Christian Buzek - wonderful stuff in Deutsch
Tengwar Fëanora - best Polish page devoted to Tengwar.
Hiswelókë - good linguistic material in French - edited by Didier Willis.
Tol Gannel - The Poets' Court - by Eirien - isle of Sindarin poetry!
La faculté des études elfíques - on Tolkien in French - by Edouard Kloczko.
Barad Eithel - Beleriand online! - edited by Hisielindo (in Russian).
Tyalië Tyelelliéva - Elvish Language Poetry Prize! - edited by Lisa Star.
Suite 101 Article - an interesting article about learning Quenya yourself.
Are High Elves Finno-Ugric? - relations between Quenya and Finnish.
Leonid Korablev Elvish Art - beautiful art, many Tengwar inscriptions...
Hobbit Name Generator - let us all have Hobbit names!
Members of Gwaith-i-Phethdain
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Hearty mae govannen to new members:
Anna Krochmal (Poland)
Darcy Scholts - Gilraen (USA)
Polish Tolkien Society