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Letter 349
Date March 8 1973
Recipient Mrs. Ehrardt
Important Notes

Letter 349 is the three hundred and forty-ninth letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.


Tolkien told Mrs. Ehrardt he didn't comprehend her wish to partner his name with TOLK, a mediator or representative. An expression of Slavonic inception, embraced in Lithuanian (TULKAS), Finnish (TULKKI), and in Scandinavian dialects, crosswise over Northern Germany, lastly into Dutch (TOLK). Notwithstanding, it had never been embraced into English.

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