1709Re: Can someone help me?
- Jul 7, 2005--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jusname" <jusname@y...> wrote:
> Can anyone translate the following phrase into Quenya for meIn more or less attested Tolkien Quenya:
> "I am symbolic of the symbol that symbolizes me"
"Nanye i tanna i tanno ya naa tannanya." =
("I am the sign of the sign that is my sign.")
Some more hypothetical alternatives: inye ("I") for *nanye without
the verb for "to be"
Tancol ("The Signifier") for "symbolic," with or without a verb
*tancol- coined from the noun to mean "signify," hence "symbolize."
Thus: Inye i tancol i tanno ya tancole nye.
And so on.
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