This section is a repository for obsolete (deprecated) material produced by
the project team since 1999.
Dragon Flame, Hesperides
Dragon Flame 2.0 is a freeware application including the Sindarin dictionary,
additional lexicons and a complete Sindarin corpus.
CAVEAT: Our Dragon Flame and Hesperides tools both embed now pretty old
versions of the Sindarin lexicon (respectively v0.993 from 2003 and v0.994 from 2004).
They are archived here as "proofs of concept" and for the source code and executable
packages to remain available for anyone interested, but we DO NOT recommend relying
on them for any serious work.
Learn more about
Dragon Flame 2.0.
Dragon Flame for Microsoft Windows (98, Me, XP, NT4, 2000)
Download the ZIP archive
and simply uncompress it and execute the installation program it contains. Dragon Flame
will be installed in your "Start" menu.
Dragon Flame 1.0 (december 2002) is no longer available.
Note: On some old Windows systems that do not have
the Lucida Sans Unicode font already installed, you might have to reboot the computer.
Likewise, DF 2.0 uses Sindarin Tengwar fonts and might require a reboot after installation
if you did not already have this font on your system.
Dragon Flame for Linux
Hesperides for Mac OS X
Thomas Deniau worked on a complete rewrite of Dragon Flame for Mac OS. As far as I can
say from the screenshots, it looks really great! This specific version is named Hesperides,
after the mythological garden in the Greek mythology.
Download Hesperides 1.2.
Source code is available separately here.
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Dragon Flame is distributed in the hope that it will be
useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall the initial developers or copyright
holders be liable for any damages whatsoever, including - but not restricted to - lost
revenue or profits or other direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential
damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility of such damages,
except to the extent invariable law, if any, provides otherwise.
Online Sindarin search engine
Looking for a Sindarin word or its translation into English? Well, you just need to
type a word in one of the input areas below and then validate your entry by pressing
the return key.
CAVEAT: Our old online search engine features works with version 0.98 of the Sindarin lexicon,
which is now highly obsoliete (dating from June 2002). It's archived here as a
mere "proof of concept", but we DO NOT recommend using it for any serious work.
Thanks for using Hiswelókë's Sindarin dictionary!
Because of abuses in the past, we had to limit the usage of this search-engine to 800
requests per day. (See also our FAQ page for details on the new policy.)
But if you really need a Sindarin dictionary, please check the download section for
Dragon Flame & and our other tools.
Sindarin dictionary in PDF
Looking for the Sindarin dictionary in PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format),
ready to be printed?
The process of making a neat PDF version (with additional chapters) is longer than
merely updating and correcting the dictionary. The previous PDF editions of
Hiswelókë's Sindarin dictionary (known as the Mellon limited
edition and the Cabor public edition) were downloaded more than 15000 times since
they were made available in 2000-2001. However, we consider them now to be highly obsolete. Please be warned they lack many words and also contain many errors that
have been corrected since their publication. We do not recommend getting and using them. For an "up-to-date" dictionary, please rather check our newer "On-line dictionaries"
section on this website
Nevertheless, if you still wish to obtain the old 2001
"Cabor" edition in PDF, you can read the
and download your own copy of the Sindarin dictionary. You will need Adobe Acrobat
Reader, GhostScript or any other PDF-viewer to read the file.
If you fail to uncompress the archive
or to open the file in Acrobat Reader, please read the FAQ on this site
before sending us an e-mail. There is very little we can do if your system
is not properly installed.