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Parma Eldalamberon 17 : Words, Phrases & Passages J. R. R. Tolkien
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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ISBN: 9781637904602
“Words, Phrases and Passages” is a collection of Tolkien’s notes on the Quenya, Sindarin, Dwarvish, Rohirric and Black Speech examples occurring in “The Lord of the Rings,” with translations, grammatical explanations, and etymologies of the various words and names. The entries are arranged in the order the items occurred in the story. In many of these notes dating from 1955 to 1965 Tolkien reconsidered his original explanation of some words and names which led to revisions in the text of novel. Many of the words are traced to their etymological roots; and an index of these together with Tolkien’s own lists and explanations of basic Elvish elements is included. There is also an index ...
Parma Eldalamberon 19 : Quenya Phonology J. R. R. Tolkien
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ISBN: 9781637907627
“Quenya Phonology” is an edition of three of J. R. R. Tolkien’s texts from the late 1930s to the 1950s. The “Comparative Tables” are a series of charts laying out the regular correspondences among the sounds of the languages Tolkien had invented, including Valarin, Quenya, Lindarin, Telerin, Noldorin, Ilkorin, Danian and Lemberin, as well as the Mannish language Taliskan.  There are charts for word-initial and medial consonants, consonant groups, and long vowels and diphthongs. The “Outline of Phonetic Development” is a detailed description of the historical changes that produced of the sounds of Quenya from the sounds of Primitive Eldarin, including the regular developments in word-in ...
Parma Eldalamberon 20 : The Qenya Alphabet J. R. R. Tolkien
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ISBN: 9781642543049
"The Qenya Alphabet" is an edition of Tolkien's charts and notes from circa 1931 dealing with the earliest version of the script of the type he would later call "Fëanorian Tengwar" and eventually include in "The Lord of the Rings." This issue of "Parma Eldalamberon" contains 40 documents in which Tolkien's examples of the scripts are reproduced in facsimile. The documents include detailed explanations of the use of the script for representing English, both phonetically and according to English spelling, and charts of the theoretical values. There are various specimen texts written by Tolkien in the Qenya Alphabet, which exemplify some conceptual changes in the assignments of phonetic ...