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What is the influence of Russian on Tolkien's languages?

To begin with, Tolkien writes in letter 142 that I love music but have no aptitude for it [...] Slavonic languages are for me almost in the same category. I have had a go at many tongues in my ...
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What is the influence of Russian on Tolkien's languages?

In the Comparative Tables, Tolkien wrote "East Lemberin is of Lithuanian type". Not really Russian, but that's as close as we can get for direct evidence. The Tables do show changes, to my ...
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