Avarin Tribes in Endor

The Avarin languages were a collection of dialects spoken by the Avari, or East-elves.

Genealogy

  • Primitive Quendian or "Kwendya"
    • Archaic Avarin (Kwêndïa)
      • Tatyarin Avarin or "Atatäiärina Kwêndïa" (Muri)
        • Hwendïa (N) or "Northern Avarin"
          • Hwentïa (W)
          • Ice-elvish ("'en'ïa" or "Uini'et") (N)
          • Windëa (W)
        • Kwindëa (E)
          • Cuindïu (SW)
          • Kindin (SO)
          • Kinn-ëi (S)
      • Nelyarin Avarin, Neledëiärina Kwêndïa (Erlini) or "Eastern Avarin"

Avarin glossary

  • Ael, Ail - Lake (SW Avarin)
  • Ag, Aj - Blood
  • Ambar, Imbar - Home
  • Anarûn - Sun, Western Sunrise
  • And - long
  • Ande - Valley (S Avarin)
  • Arn - South
  • Aro, Earo - Eagle
  • Arono - Man, Male
  • Angui - Snake (SW Avarin)
  • Arin - Cronwed maiden (W Avarin)
  • Auara - gone away
  • Ax - Claw (N Avarin)
  • Bala - power
  • Barâd - High, Tower
  • Carân - red
  • Címo - Fog
  • Cirt, Kirt - Cut
  • Cla, Kla - light
  • Cû, Kûna - Arch
  • Dae, Daio - Darkness (W Avarin)
  • Dan - Valley
  • Dar - High
  • Dar, Darô - Lord (C Avarin)
  • Der - Man
  • Din - pale (N Avarin)
  • Dôro - Land
  • Drhas - Horn
  • Êler - of the Stars
  • Erimb, Erim - Host (C Avarin)
  • Eöl - Inventor (W Avarin)
  • Eön, Ien - son
  • Er - lonely
  • Erlin - lonely singer (SE Avarin)
  • Fôs - wash, River (C Avarin)
  • Galadâ - Tree
  • Gelinn - Green
  • Guor - Circle, Round
  • Guruk - Death
  • Hel, Helak, Kyelka, Kyele - Glass
  • Hero - Lord
  • In - Man, male Person
  • Irid - Mountains (SW Avarin)
  • Jant, Jantâ - Yoke, Gorge
  • Jird - Earth (C Avarin)
  • Kala - Blue
  • Kamba - Fist
  • Kar - Settlement
  • Kel, Kel - River
  • Ket, Pet - Speak
  • Khilin - Human, Mortal, Hildo
  • Kinn, Hwen, Pen - Language
  • Korun - Round, Circle (S Avarin)
  • Kuiwê - Awakening
  • Kyn - King (E Avarin)
  • Kynac - Kingly, Royal Blade (E Avarin)
  • Lai - people (SW Avarin)
  • Laurr, Lawar - golden
  • Lembi - Lingerers
  • Lian, Lin - Song
  • Lina - Lake
  • Lôi, Ly - Dark night
  • Londê, Londi - Haven
  • Lugni, Lugnin, Illugni, Uini - Blue
  • Lydek - Nightsign (E Avarin)
  • Mer - people
  • Meth - End
  • Minit - Hill
  • Miniu - One
  • Mir, M'r - Jewel
  • Mourmaelgax - Ruler of oppressed Good (C Avarin)
  • Múr, Mori - Black, Dark
  • Na - Gift
  • Nám - Judgement
  • Nan - Deep
  • Narladrim - violent Host (C Avarin)
  • Nar, Naur - fire
  • Nel - Three
  • Neni, Nen - Lake, Water
  • Nie - Tear
  • Nôro, dôr - Lord
  • Nu - West, western Sunrise
  • Nur - Deep
  • Or - rise
  • Orsi - Orcs (C Avarin)
  • Phaya - Spirit
  • Raax - Arm (E Avarin)
  • Ran - Wanderer
  • Reg - Thorn
  • Revor - Blackheart (C Avarin)
  • Rin, Rene - Memory
  • Ring, Ringi - Cold
  • Rok - Horse
  • Rukh - Orc (E Avarin)
  • Sael - Shell (E Avarin)
  • Samber - Cracks
  • Sûri, Sûre - Storm
  • Stalgondo, Talanu - Hero, Stalwart man
  • Ta - High
  • Tal - Foot
  • Talata - Plain (C Avarin)
  • Tani - Men, Mortals (C Avarin)
  • Taur - Power
  • Taurê - Forest
  • Teris - slender (E Avarin)
  • Tû - Strength
  • -u, vó - One, male suffix
  • Ui, O - Ever
  • Uini'et - Blue Language (N Avarin)
  • Uini'im - Blue Host (N Avarin)
  • Ulg, Ulugh - Demon
  • Ven - Foam
  • Wein - Wind
  • Weiro - Weaver

Outer information

There have been various speculations about Tolkien's ideas about the Avarin languages, for example Cuind, Hwenti, Kindi, Kinn-Lai, Penni, and Windan are thought to be inspired by Old Irish, Gothic, Arabic, Chinese, Gaulish, and Anglo-Saxon. ICE often used its own elvish languages (Dyar, Erlin, Iylar, and Muri) or invented Neo-Avarin vocabulary, loosely based on Magyar.

The Neo-Avarin used on this Wiki usually is based on Tolkien's early or primitive Kwendian, which is in every case modified after the example of the few Avarin terms Tolkien gave us: Penni, Kinn-lai, Hwenti, Kindi, Cuind, Windan and possible proto-Avarin (or Ilkorin) Eol, , Túvo, Nuin, Tareg, Ermon, Elmir, etc.… (plus an additional hypothetical "Northern Avarin" which differed from the other known dialects by its peculiar lack of initial consonants).

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