Re: [elfscript] Thanx Guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> "Old English" in the technical sense ended in 1066.There is one site, which is an online Tolkien
> You mean "Early Modern English". All these terms
> were current in the 16th and the 17th century and
> were common in poetry right through the 19th.
Encyclopedia, if not mistaken it's called Arda
project. There is a section there with a list of all
(hm.. many) archaic words that Tolkien uses and their
meaning.. unfortunately I dont have the link right
now.. if anyone has??
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>There is one site, which is an online TolkienIt's called the Encyclopedia of Arda, and is located at this URL:
>Encyclopedia, if not mistaken it's called Arda
>project. There is a section there with a list of all
>(hm.. many) archaic words that Tolkien uses and their
>meaning.. unfortunately I dont have the link right
>now.. if anyone has??
The link to the list of archaic words is in the bar to the left.
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- --- In elfscript@y..., kedarnath_r@r... wrote:
> Often in TLOR Tolkien uses wordsYou can also look these word up in a dictionary. A good dictionary
> like "nigh" , "ere" , "anon" .These words
> I think were used in the Old English but
> I am not sure of their meaning.!
> Can anyone comment on this????
will often have information on the background of certain words. I
would recommend Webster or Oxford. Get one that is on a college level
- the definitions are more detailed. Whenever I come across an
unfamiliar word, I make it a practice to look it up in a dictionary.
You'll find that it can be your best friend!