Re: Anyone from India??
- --- In elfscript@y..., kedarnath_r@r... wrote:
> Hi Kedar here!!elfscipt
> I would like to know if anybody here is from India or knows any
> enthusiast from India,because I think that the grammar of the elvenActually, Tolkien himself wrote that the Elven languages were heavily
> language is quite akin to some of those in India.
> Of course I am from India.
European... which is true. The grammar of the Elven languages is
- But I believe the professor did some work on Indo-European, which is
related to Indo-Iran, and Indo-Aryan (old terms)..
Basically the lingos of India and Iran and yes Afghanistan (Farsi,
Hindi, Urdu and others). So the speaker of Hindi or a related lingo
could see some relavence in the lingos of Middle Earth. Brat (word for
annoying child), comes from India I believe, meaning Brother - Braht