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Name: Sindarin Type: Language Alternate Names: Grey-Elven; Golgodrin; Gnomish Spoken in: No Man's Land Code: sjn Code Standard: ISO 639-3 Documentation: LINGUIST List Families: Constructed Language Family Parent Subgroup: Constructed Languages; Artificial language (clan) Brief Description: "The Noble Tongue". Also called "Grey-Elven". One of the Elvish languages invented by J. R. Tolkien, and which were ultimately used in his Lord of the Rings cycle. Based loosely on the "feel" of Welsh, though in the mythos it is related to Quenya, which is based on the "feel" of Finnish. Originally called Golgodrin or "Gnomish". Its later, heavily revised, form was called Noldorin.