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Vinyar Tengwar 23

Vinyar Tengwar 23
EditorCarl F. Hostetter
IllustratorChristopher Gilson and Adam Christensen (front cover)
PublisherElvish Linguistic Fellowship
ReleasedMay 1992
FormatPaperback journal

Vinyar Tengwar 23 is the twenty-third issue of Vinyar Tengwar, a journal of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, devoted to the scholarly study of the invented languages of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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[edit] Contents

  • "Alqalindele" — trans. by Christopher Gilson.
  • "ELFcon II Report" — Patrick H. Wynne.
  • "Letters to VT" - from Christopher Gilson.
  • "Taniquetil" — trans. by Christopher Gilson.
  • "Letters to VT" - from Nathalie Kotowski.
    • The above letter includes a previously unpublished tengwar inscription.
  • "Words and Devices: Filling Up the Corners" (column) — Patrick Wynne and Carl F. Hostetter.
  • "Swan Song" - Christopher Gilson.
  • "Transitions in Translations" (column)[1]Arden R. Smith.


  1. Contents of the column: "Oops!"; "Review: Das Tolkien Lesebuch"; "Over Under Sideways Down".