Welcome to Midgardsmal

Miðgarðsmál., n.: the language or speech (mál) of the middle area (Miðgarðr), i.e., the earth viewed as the stable center between the celestial and infernal regions, and in the midst of the encircling seas.

Welcome to Midgardsmal, the language blog of David Salo, Tolkien language student and translator/inventor of languages for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. In this blog, you’ll find David’s thoughts and discussions about his work on the films, as well as the new languages he created for The Hobbit.
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