elvish elvish

Definition(s):

  • (adj) usually good-naturedly mischievous

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Melusine, the immortal elvish sorceress, found him daydreaming one day, took him into the forest of Acaire.
  2. Fifteen short tales and sketches, many elvish with true magic, all beautifully expressed by one of the most distinguished artists in prose and verse now alive.
  3. A riptide of elvish jollity sets in.

News

  1. Why Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki, and Na'vi are real languages

    Fans have filled out the Klingon language. (Credit: Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET) If you've spent a couple decades studying, learning, and speaking Klingon, then you probably already know in your gut it's a real language. Linguist John McWhorter has your back. McWhorter explains in a short Ted-Ed lesson how certain made-up languages can qualify as real languages. He investigates Elvish from ...
    on September 28, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. 'Thor: The Dark World': Christopher Eccleston Reveals Malekith's Humanity

    by Brett White Judging by some incredibly menacing moments in the "Thor: The Dark World" trailers, it looks like the evil dark elf Malekith is going to make the malevolent Loki look like a lil' ol' prankster by comparison. Actor Christopher Eccleston brings Malekith to life, underneath the heavy armor and extensive elvish prosthetics. His […]
    on September 28, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. You Can Learn to Speak Dothraki

    Someday, high schoolers may have to decide if they should fulfill their language requirement with Spanish or Dothraki. The words spoken by Khal Drogo and the rest of the Dothraki people on Game of Thrones is a conlang (constructed language), as this TED Ed video explains. Dothraki joins the ranks of other conlangs like Klingon ( Star Trek ), Na’vi ( Avatar ) and Elvish ( Lord of the Rings ). See ...
    on September 27, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. "The Elvish we speak is actually an ancient form of Irish because Elvish is a registered trademark of the Tolkien family and you can't use it," Lennon says. "So what we're speaking is an ancient form of Gaelic or Irish. I had it on an iPod...
    on May 2, 2009 By: John Lennon Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. "Playing in Wellington had a great Kiwi spirit to it," Shore says. "And playing in Antwerp, you had the Belgian experience. In Montreal, the kids were French and they were singing the Elvish with a very specific sound to it ...... They're all...
    on May 26, 2004 By: Howard Shore Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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