An occasional name for the language more usually referred to as Quenya, the Ancient Tongue spoken by the Elves in Valinor. Quenya was rarely spoken in Middle-earth, where Sindarin was the pre-eminent Elvish language. Nonetheless, it was known among the High Elves who had dwelt in Valinor, like Galadriel, as well as loremasters and students of language among Elves and Men.
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