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Tolkien and Medieval Welsh (Video, app. 40 mts.)
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Tolkien once termed Welsh 'the elder language of the men of Britain'; this talk explores how the sounds and grammar of Welsh captured Tolkien's imagination and are reflected in Sindarin, one of the two major Elvish languages which he created.

University of Oxford podcast