A Gateway to Sindarin: A Grammar of an Elvish Language from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

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University of Utah Press, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 438 pages
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A serious linguistic analysis of Tolkien's Sindarin language. Includes the grammar, morphology, and history of the language.
 

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Contents

1 The History of Sindarin
3
2 The Sounds of Sindarin
19
3Sindarin Writing Systems
26
4 Historical Phonology of Sindarin
31
5 Mutations
73
6 Nouns
93
7 Adjectives
101
8 Pronouns
105
15Compound Words and Names
173
16 Loanwords in Sindarin
191
17 Syntax
194
Appendix 1 Extant Texts in Sindarin
211
Appendix 2 A SindarinEnglish Glossary
234
Appendix 3 Eldarin Roots
294
Appendix 4 An EnglishSindarin Glossary
317
Appendix 5 Sindarin Names
337

9 Verbs
111
10 Adverbs Prefixes and Prepositions
139
11 Conjunctions
148
12 The Article
149
13 Interjections
153
14Word Formation
154
Appendix 6 Miscellanea
395
Glossary of Linguistic Terms
404
Annotated Bibliography
416
Addendum
436
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