Den 2016-07-01 kl. 18:09, skrev Roman Rausch: >> i only got 18/30 >> I only got 12/30! >> I got 19/30 >> Me 23 out of 30 >> 20 of 30 for me. > > Whaat?! Come on guys, anything below 27/30 is embarassing. :-D The only drugs in that list that can be mistaken for Elvish names are Obredon and Mellaril, and Imin is so short and featureless that it might be either. I got 29/30. The one which got me was Imin. That must be a very early (in T's lifetime I mean :-) name indeed! > >> Another letter that i haven't seen in an Elf's name is <z> > > 'Course not - /z/ appears neither in the (Late) Quenya, nor in the Sindarin phonology. (It does in Old Quenya and Adunaic, though.) > >> As people have noted before, Tolkien's words and names are mellifluous in a very anglocentric way, which partly means English influence, but really it means influence >>from the languages of people whom anglophones admire. > > So most anglophones admire Finnish and Welsh? *headscratch* > Don't forget Spanish and Old English! /bpj -- Mind the reply-to!