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'''Gnomish''', also called '''Goldogrin''' or '''I-Lam na-Ngoldathon''' ("The language of the Noldoli"), was the language of the [[Gnomes]] spoken in the [[Great Lands]].
 
'''Gnomish''', also called '''Goldogrin''' or '''I-Lam na-Ngoldathon''' ("The language of the Noldoli"), was the language of the [[Gnomes]] spoken in the [[Great Lands]].
  
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Gnomish is notable for being one of the very few languages by Tolkien about which he proceeded into assembling a definite [[Gnomish Lexicon|lexicon]] and grammar notes (published in [[Parma Eldalamberon 11|''Parma Eldalamberon'', issue 11]]).
 
Gnomish is notable for being one of the very few languages by Tolkien about which he proceeded into assembling a definite [[Gnomish Lexicon|lexicon]] and grammar notes (published in [[Parma Eldalamberon 11|''Parma Eldalamberon'', issue 11]]).
  
Since Sindarin is a continuous revision of Gnomish, it kept its Celtic phonology, some common grammar elements (like the ''[[-in]]'' plural ending and Welsh style mutations) and much of the vocabulary (eg. ''[[lam]]'' "language", ''[[mab]]'' "hand", ''[[gloss]]'' "white").  
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Since Sindarin is a continuous revision of Gnomish, it kept its Celticish phonology, some common grammar elements (like the ''[[-in]]'' plural ending and Welsh style mutations) and much of the vocabulary (eg. ''[[lam]]'' "language", ''[[mab]]'' "hand", ''[[gloss]]'' "white").  
  
 
Several Gnomish words seem like they would derive from [[Sundocarme|roots]] known from the ''[[Etymologies]]'' or that they would belong to a dialect of Sindarin; for example the word ''gweg'' "man" could have been a Sindarin word derived from [[WEG]] (see [[Denweg]]).
 
Several Gnomish words seem like they would derive from [[Sundocarme|roots]] known from the ''[[Etymologies]]'' or that they would belong to a dialect of Sindarin; for example the word ''gweg'' "man" could have been a Sindarin word derived from [[WEG]] (see [[Denweg]]).
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*[http://www.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/goldogrin/grammar.html Goldogrin grammar] by [[Thorsten Renk]]
 
*[http://www.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/goldogrin/grammar.html Goldogrin grammar] by [[Thorsten Renk]]
 
*[http://www.sindanoorie.net/art/Gold_phon.html Historical Phonology of Goldogrin] by [[Roman Rausch]]
 
*[http://www.sindanoorie.net/art/Gold_phon.html Historical Phonology of Goldogrin] by [[Roman Rausch]]
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