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Gnomish Grammar (GG)

— J.R.R. Tolkien, (editors) Christopher Gilson, Patrick Wynne, Arden R. Smith, Carl F. Hostetter; written in 1917, first published in 1995 (PE11)

Tolkien’s earliest grammar of the Welsh-like Elvish language that would eventually become Sindarin, titled Lam na nGoldathon by Tolkien, but usually referred to as the Gnomish Grammar in the literature. Written in 1917, it was not published until 1995 in Parma Eldalamberon #11.

References are by the page numbering in PE11. The first 2 digits of the decimal value are the line number, numbering across both columns. The last 2 digits are the word position in the line.

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