#lotro plant-life

As Middle Earth is an ancient version of our own world, many of the plants are familiar to us,  the plants below are peculiar to Middle Earth. lebethron – roughly ‘finger tree‘ mallorn (pl. mellyrn) – from malt (gold) and orn (tree) athelas – from athae (no direct translation) and lass (leaf), also known as…

#lotro seasons

ethuil ~ spring laer – summer iavas – autumn rhîw – winter According to Rivendell’s calendar, the elves actually had six seasons or long months in a year (loa).  Spring, summer, autumn, fading (firith), winter, and stirring (echuir).

#lotro sindarin colours 2

Post 3 of blaugustreborn white – faen  (Misty Mountains) grey – mith  (Sky at Derndingle) black – morn  (Mount Doom, Mordor) silver – celeb (The Great River, nr Lothlórien) gold – mallen (Saruman’s Throne)   I also posted the colours for yellow/red/blue/brown/green *edit* i’ve just noticed I’ve put hith instead of mith on the image…

#lotro sindarin colours 1

red – caran (Garth Agarwen, Lone-lands) yellow – malen (Lothlórien) blue – luin  (Cape of Belfalas, Gondor) green – calen (The Old Forest, Buckland) brown – baran (Brandywine River, The Shire) It is interesting that more colours are not present in Sindarin, such as purple or pink, I found a really interesting article about why…

#lotro Sindarin ~ Astronomy

I decided to continue the old sindarin posts I did (now unpublished), but I’ve thought of a nicer (and possibly easier, possibly more difficult way) to do it Astronomical objects: sun – anor moon – ithil star – êl or elen host of stars – giliath Translations from: Hiswelókë’s Sindarin Dictionary and Parf Edhellen There…

lord of the rings language links

(will update as and when, I am now publishing the translations of placenames in Lotro’s Middle Earth on Lotro Players) A list of the posts I have made so far (published on Lotro Players): introduction High Places (1) Water (1) Woods and Forests (1) A collection of links relating to language resources: Hisweloke Sindarin Dictionary …