In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The friendship between Legolas and Gimli unites elves and dwarves, traditionally enemies.
- Pandora had never seen a girl elf or a young elf and wondered if they also had long white beads.
- Eragon mounted his horse and together, the elves and humans made their way into the Toliné Forest.
- For a start, it is in a little house in the woodland beside the hotel, leading me to suspect that the staff would be elves and pixies.
- The two dwarves glared at the human and the other elves but offered nothing but a grunt.
- An elf, one of the purest creatures on earth, would pass away all alone in the wood.
- There is a group of elves or goblins or aliens or something who show up as I'm drifting off.
- A few of the elves with the bows lowered them and looked at each other in uncertainty.
- The dragon was angry with the elf and swore he would make his life miserable if he could.
- The faces below him were a mixture of men, elves, fair folk, and dwarves.
- Suddenly jumping into a sprint, he raced over to the elf just as the dragon opened its mouth.
- At this time, the humans and elves were able to live peaceably with each other.
- There are elves and centaurs and unicorns and mermaids and flying lynxes and all shapes of mythical things.
- She was surrounded by evil looking dwarves that sounded like elves from their description.
- I said to her, if she really was a fairy, she should watch out for the elves that lived around the halls.
- They say that there was a war between good and bad and the souls were the reminiscence of the humans and elves that fought.
- We cannot be together because a human and an elf are not meant to fall in love.
- Legend tells it that it was dragons that first taught humans and elves how to use magic.
- As an elf, she had a great love of nature so she felt it was her mission to keep these plants alive.
- Hope they don't skip over the part where the elf and dwarf bet over how many orcs they can kill.
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