81[quenya] Re: Olos Wilindyo
- Mar 18, 2000
> Melime nildor (ar nildi ?)Dear [male] friends (and [female] friends?)
> Íre nessima, óla ninna heruo nyarnaron,When young, I dream [read dreamt?] about a lord of stories,
> quentaró parmaron nelde,a narrator of three books,
> hamila tálesse aldo, mi usque asearon róma-lóteva.sitting at the foot [read _talesse_] of a tree, in reek of [kings]foils of
a horn-flower [???]
> Lenden entasse, vantala linque salquesse.I went there, wandering in wet grass.
> Nán inye varya lá quete...But I protect not speak.. [sic - read _verya_ for _varya_ and translate
"but I *dare* not speak..."???]
> Ananta quentéro "nyáre ya nyarnelye sermonnar: mára"And yet he said "[the] story that you told to friends: good"
> Amaure tulle, calima anaróre, ar metyanes olorinya...Dawn [read amaurea] came, bright sunrise, and it put an end to my dream...
> Sí tecin nyarnar sermonyain.Now I write stories for my friends.
> Ar elye, mana olos carnelye, yasse quentelye as Tolkien?And you, what dream did you have (lit. make), where you spoke with Tolkien?
> *_as_ "with" (reconstructed from S. _ah_)So you would read _Athrabeth Finrod ah [< *as] Andreth_ as "Finrod's debate
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