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Postby shaneM » Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:37 pm

Hi everybody!
I need your help guys, cause I really wanna get a tattoo of two words written in elfish characters. The words are "music" and "dream" and I wanna write them in Sindarin or Quenya, in cursive style. I really don't know how to write them. So I was wondering if someone could help me out, since I see there're a lot of experts on this page.
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Postby MithLuin » Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:14 pm

This request should be in the Language forum.

In Sindarin, the noun "dream" would be ôl, and the verb would be oltha- (you'd have to conjugate it to get "I dream" or "he dreamed" or whatever)

In Quenya,
MUSIC is lindalë
DREAM (noun) olor, olórë, lor; DREAM or
VISION olos (olor- for older oloz-, as in the
archaic pl. olozi, later olori). DREAMY olosta,
olórëa -LOS, LT1:259, LotR:488 cf. Letters:308,
UT:396
DREAM (verb) óla- (said to be "impersonal",
probably meaning that the dreamer is mentioned
in the dative rather than the nominative: *Óla i
Eldan, "the Elf dreams") -UT:396


If you want to write these in Tolkien's Tengwar script, you'll have to ask the folks over in the language forum.
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Postby luthienelflover » Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:34 pm

ShaneM, as Mith said, please post your request in either this thread (for Quenya), this thread (for Sindarin), or this thread (for Tengwar).

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