A first try a Quenya
I'm new to this group, so I wanted to introduce myself with a
translation that I made from LotR. It is the hymn to Elbereth
Gilthoniel starting with "Snow-white! Snow-white! O Lady clear!"
It is a first attempt at Quenya, so please correct any mistakes you
Niwispan! Niwispan! A Kher anpoy!
A tâ telés i ayári ndûiva!
A Kál emmin ranir
Ëässen galadiva lanna!
Gilthoniel! A Elbereth!
Nir anpoyi khedily, nir ansil swesilya!
Niwispan! Niwispan! Glinamma elyen.
Nonna teles ayar.
A eleni Gûnarra Coranarissë
Sil manen erenen eredië
Pelessë waiwava nár sil-poy.
Thetammë lotha telepva wana.
A Elbereth! Gilthoniel!
Si nowommë, nor ndorla
Teles ndorssë unu galasse,
Sil-elenva teles Ayari Nduiva.
>From: alak_leafblower@...**you might do better by sending this to the elfling list. This list
>Subject: [quenya] A first try a Quenya
>Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 18:28:03 -0000
(Quenya) is for speaking *in* Quenya.
>Hi,**Um, words that begin with g and nd don't normally occur in Quenya. The
>I'm new to this group, so I wanted to introduce myself with a
>translation that I made from LotR. It is the hymn to Elbereth
>Gilthoniel starting with "Snow-white! Snow-white! O Lady clear!"
>It is a first attempt at Quenya, so please correct any mistakes you
>Niwispan! Niwispan! A Kher anpoy!
> A t� tel�s i ay�ri nd�iva!
>A K�l emmin ranir
> ��ssen galadiva lanna!
word for lady in Quenya is just heeri. (the double e marks an e with an
accent, this convention is used on email lists because many people will see
your diacrits as a jumble).
>Gilthoniel! A Elbereth!**these names are attested as Tintalle Varda in Quenya. I think I'll just
stop. I don't know where you got anpoy.
** Lisa Star
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