JRR Tolkien, the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a master at creating the believable world of Middle Earth including fine details such as weapons like swords, knives and spears that clashed in battle as good fought evil.
While Tolkien is attributed with writing several languages as part of developing his fictional worlds, the Elvish languages developed for his stories includes basic terminology and are not a languages with large or complex vocabularies.
Tolkien cleverly uses the construct of Bilbo's 'eleventy-first' birthday party bash to transition the tone, from the avucular jokey one he used in The Hobbit, to one more appropriate for the telling of an Epic High Fantasy Quest.
These two languages are the most developed of the Lord of the Rings Elvish languages because material left behind by Tolkien on these two languages is substantial compared to the other Elvish languages found in his writings.
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However, Tolkien left behind his notes and other material regarding the languages he created, which has been collected and used as a resource for those interested in writing and even speaking the language.
Much of this description comes from Tolkien, but most believe that Tolkien's interpretation is very accurate because he based his fiction upon ancient texts of legend, such as like Prose Edda and Beowulf.
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While most of the sets created for the movie are no longer in place, the spectacular scenery that created the magical backdrop can be found in now popular locations visited by Tolkien fans.