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JRR Tolkien - Elven Phrases

JRR Tolkien - Elven Phrases



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Elven Translation
A star shall shine on the hour of our meeting Elen sila lumenn omentilmoGood (day/morning/afternoon/evening) ‘Quel (re/amrun/andune/undome)Greetings (everyone) Vedui’ (il’er)Hail AayeI am your servant Amin naa tualleIt has been too long Nae saian luume’My heart sings to see thee Cormamin lindua ele llePleasure meeting you Saesa omentien lleWell met Mae govannenYou again? Lle au'
Elven Translation
Don't talk about what you have done (or what youare going to do). (Do it and let it speak for itself.)Uuma quena en'mani lle ume (ri'mani lle umaya).(Uma ta ar'lava ta quena ten'irste'.)Fair winds Vanya sulieFarewell NamaarieGood (day/afternoon/evening/night) Quel (re/andune/lome/du)Good hunting Quel faraI hope it will be a long journey Amin estela ta nauva anlemaMay the leaves of your life tree never turn brown Aa’ lasser en lle coia orn n' omenta gurthaMay the wind fill your sails Aa’ i’sul nora lanne’lleMay thy paths be green and the breeze on thy back Aa’ menle nauva calen ar’ ta hwesta e’ ale’quenleMay your ways be green and golden Aa’ menealle nauva calen ar’ maltaMy heart shall weep until it sees thee again Cormamin niuve tenna’ ta elea lle au’Rest well Quel estaSleep well Quel kaimaSweet water and light laughter till next we meet Lissenen ar’ maska’lalaith tenna’ lye omentuvaUntil later (then) Tenna’ telwan (san’)Until next we meet Tenna’ ento lye omentaUntil then Tenna’ san’Until tomorrow (then) Tenna’ tul’re (san’)
Elven Translation
The Grey Company
Phrase Book
 2 Ever is thy sight a joy Oio naa elealla alasse’You are a mighty warrior Lle naa belegohtarYou are a skillful bowman Lle naa curucuarYou are beautiful Lle naa vanimaYou did well Lle ume quelYou look good Lle maa quelYour beauty shines bright Vanimle sila tiriYour heart is that of the lion Cormlle naa tanya tel’raa
Elven Translation
Cowardly dog(s) Nadorhuan(rim)Feast of wolves (slain enemy) Mereth en draugrimGate bird(slain enemy) AndodulinGo kiss an orc Auta miqula orquI hate you Amin delotha lleListen to my laughter Lasta lalaithaminMuch wind pours from your mouth Antolle ulua sulrimSon of snakes (dishonest person) Utinu en lokirimYou are king in your imagination Lle naa haran e’ nausalleYou disgust me
Amin feuya ten’ lleYou smell like a human Lle holma ve’ edanYou're ugly and your mother dresses you funny Lle n'vanima ar' lle atara lanneinaYour head is empty Dolle naa lost
Common Questions Elven Translation
Are you finished? Lle tela?Are you joking? Lle lakwenien?Are you ready? Lle desiel?Care for (a drink/some food)? Malia ten’ (yulna/vasa)?Care for some (wine/mead/ale)? Malia ten’ (fion/laure/sereg)?Could you cast (invis) on me? Lle ista (amin quella) no’ amin?Do (you/they) understand (me)? (Lle/Ron) rangwa (amin)?Do I know you? Amin sinta lle?Do you feel well? Lle tyava quel?Do you need a drink of water? Lle anta yulna en alu?Do you need help? Lle anta amin tu?Do you promise? Lle vesta?Do you speak elvish? Lle quena i’lambe tel’ Eldalie?Do you want to dance? Lle merna salk?Do you yield? Lle lava?How are you (doing) (today)? Sut naa lle (umien) (sina re)?How long? Sut an?How? Sut?Is there trouble? Naa rashwe?
 3Long journey? An lema?Shall we go (hunting)? Lle merna aut (farien)?What are you doing? Mani naa lle umien?What did you say? Mani ume lle quena?What do you want (for it)? Mani uma lle merna (ten’ ta)?What happened? Mani marte?What have you been doing? Mani nae lle umien?What is it? Mani naa ta?What is that (thing)? Mani naa tanya (nat’)?What? Mani?What’s your name? Mani naa essa en lle?When do (we/you) leave? Iire (lye/lle) auta?When? Iire?Where (are/were) (you/you all/we) (from)? Manke (naa/nae) (lle/llie/lye) (tuulo’)?Where (are/were) you? Manke (naa/nae) lle?Where are (we/you) going? Manke naa (lye/lle) autien?Where are we meeting? Manke naa lye omentien?Where did that come from? Manke tanya tuula?Where is the meeting? Manke naa i’omentien?Where? Manke?Which one? Mani er?Who (is/was) that? Ya (naa/nae) tanya?Who? Ya?Who’s leading? Ya auta yeste’?Why are you here? Mankoi naa lle sinome?Why did you do that? Mankoi lle uma tanya?Why do you want to know? Mankoi lle irma sint?Why? Mankoi?
Common Exclamations Elven Translation
Ah! A!At last! Yallume!By the sea and stars! Ed’ i’ear ar’ elenea!Eek! Yee!Help (me)! Tua (amin)!(It is a) trap! (Ta naa) neuma!Look! En!Now! Sii’!Oh! Aiya!Run (for it)! Rima (ten’ta)!Stop (that)! Tampa (tanya)!That hurt! Tanya awra!
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