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What made Tolkien's diachronics purposefully not naturalistic?

Tolkien discussed "why did Elvish language change" in Dangweth Pengoloð ("the Answer of Pengolodh" to said question). Both Men and Elves willfully change their speech during their ...
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What made Tolkien's diachronics purposefully not naturalistic?

That the Elves (specially the Noldor) made purposeful changes to their language is mainly an in-world statement in Tolkien's work. I don't see much unnaturalness in the sound shifts of the different ...
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