Elvish/English homonyms are the basis of some obvious and less-obvious puns in Tolkien’s work.
Berube, Pierre H.
"Bilingual Puns in The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 37
, Article 15.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol37/iss1/15
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