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The so called Elf-Latin or High-Elven of of Tolkienian mythos; the language of the Western elves, and suppossedly created by them when they "awoke" (at least the language in a primitive form, or proto-elven). Related to the other elven toungues devised by Tolkien, Quenya was the book and lore language of elves, while related Sindarin and the unrelated man-speach Westron were prefered in everyday speech.

Quenya is a conlang of J.R.R. Tolkien's invention. With a grammar and word formation rules inspired by Finnish, and to a lesser extent Latin and Greek, Quenya was normally written in the tengwar in the mythos but in reality is normally realized with a Latin language inspired orthography. Quenya's words are mostly a priori.
Quenya greeting in Latin orthography - Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo.
by Andrew Broz July 05, 2006
A language created by J.R.R. Tolkein which was sacredly spoken by elves, the language was mostly written in the alphabet tengwar, which was also created by J.R.R. Tolkein
He was speaking Quenya
by Jimmy Joe December 24, 2003
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