Given that Faramir is a fluent and perhaps near-native speaker of Sindarin, it has mystified some readers why Faramir does not at least tell Frodo and Sam that ungol means "spider" in Elvish
(Hammond and Scull 481).
in particular: the Elvish
languages of Quenya and Sindarin.
While Tolkien invented the Elvish
word, his theology is quite orthodox.
Certainly Gilson's "Essence of Elvish
," which both gives a thumbnail sketch of linguistic properties of the invented tongue and presents an eight-page glossary of Quenya vocabulary found in Tolkien's fiction, deals with more than the question of Fate vs.
But it is Gander's fascination with linguistic systems themselves that led him not only to consider wholly fictional languages such as Elvish
and Klingon, but also, subsequently, to propose the introduction of a new word into the English language: mitim, which the artist defines as "a mythical word newly introduced into history as if it had always been there.
It was fun to enter the Tolkien-like ambiance complete with spoken Elvish
There are gay Lord of the Rings fans from the 1960s who have taught me how to write in Elvish
," marvels Broadway, whose Ringers was just released on DVD (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, $24.
Told through alternating views within Verdeau, the enemy's camp, and the Elvish
world, there are many twists and surprises to keep readers turning the pages and awaiting the sequel, The Bonemender's Oath.
It sounds as if they are speaking one of the Elvish
languages from The Lord of the Rings.
The group - named after the Elvish
name for Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" saga - was on the scene from about 1973 until the early '80s.
So reads the secret slogan, written in Elvish
and taken from Mozart's ``The Marriage of Figaro,'' embroidered on the back of the jackets of El Camino Real High School's Academic Decathlon team.
Leesil, half-elf and half-human, has just found out that his elvish
mother, Nein'a is still alive.