Re: I need a little help
- --- In email@example.com, "Helge K. Fauskanger"
> ertuile wrote:work is so
> >In April when I turn 18, I'm getting a tattoo. Since Tolkien's
> important to me I wanted to get an Elvish tattoo. I feel a veryclose bond
> to Samwise Gamgee and I wanted to get the phrase "Faithful likeSam" in
> Quenya using Tengwar. I've tried to figure out the translation onmy own
> and so far I've come up with the "Faithful like..." part but Idon't know
> how to translate Sam's name intowise,
> Well, in Sindarin Sam (Samwise) is called _Perhael_ (semi-wise/half-
> _per-_ "half" + _sael_ "wise", with Sindarin lenition S > H in thesecond
> part of the compound). _Sael_ "wise" corresponds to Quenya _saila_,and the
> element _per-_ "half-" also occurs in both languages. Maybe wecould have
> something like _Persailo_ in Quenya, with the masculine ending _-o_? Or
> possibly _Pessailo_ with assimilation rs > ss, but thisassimilation (known
> from the historical phonological evolution) may perhaps be ignoredin more
> recent compounds."Faithful
> > What I have is "vórima ve" which I've gathered to mean
> like",Thanks a lot, that's very helpful.
> Yes, that should work. Or you can use _voronda ve..._.
> - HKF