Greetings >>

Mae govannen, mellon nin. [Well met, my friend]
Elen síla lumenn' omentielvo. [A star shines on the hour of our meeting.]
Hannon le, mellon. [Thank you, friend.]
Mae carnen. [Well done.]
Nad no ennas. [Something's out there.]
Havo dad. [Sit down.]
Le abdollen. [You're late.]
Ú-moe edaved. [There is nothing to forgive.]
Auta i lómë. [The Night is passing.]
Yé! utúvienyes! [I have found it!]
Namarië. [Farewell.]

Phrases from the movie >>

I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae a han noston ned 'wilith.
[Galadriel: The world is changed; I can feel it in the water, I can feel it in the earth, I can smell it in the air.]

Frodo, im Arwen. Telin le thaed. Lasto beth nîn, tolo dan nan galad.
[Arwen: I am Arwen, I've come to help you. Hear my voice... Come back to the light.]

Anirne hene beriad i chên în. Ned Imladris nauthant e le beriathar aen.
[Elrond to Aragorn: She wanted to protect her child. She thought in Rivendell you would be safe.]

Nai tiruvantel ar varyuvantel i Valar tielyanna nu vilya.
[Elrond: May the Valar protect you on your path under the sky.]

Hiro hyn hîdh ab 'wanath.
[Legolas's prayer to Merry & Pippin: Let them find peace after death.]

Ae ú-esteliach nad, estelio han, estelio ammen.
[Arwen: If you trust nothing us.]

Boe a hyn neled herain dan caer menig.
[Legolas to Aragorn: And they should be... three hundred against ten thousand.]

Phrases from the books >>

Noro lim, noro lim, Asfaloth!
[Glorfindel: Ride on, ride on, Asfaloth!]

Ai na vedui Dúnadan!
[Glorfindel's greeting to Aragorn: O we meet at last Dúnadan!

Onen i-Estel Edain, ú-chebin estel anim.
[Gilraen's last words to Aragorn: I gave Hope to the Dunedain, I have kept no hope for myself.]

Arwen, vanimelda, namarië!
[Aragorn: Arwen. fair-love, farewell!]

Utúlie'n aurë! Aiya Eldalie ar Atanatári, Utúlie'n auré!
[Fingon's cry at Nirnaeth Arnoediad: The day has come! Behold, people of the Eldar and fathers of Men, the day has come!]

Aurë entuluva!
[Húrin's cry: Day shall come again!]

Annon edhellen, edro hi ammen! Fennas Nogothrim, lasto beth lammen!
[Gandalf: Doors of the elves open. Gateway of Dwarf-folk, listen to the word of my voice!]

Aiya Eärendil Elenion Ancalima!
[Frodo in Shelob's Lair: Behold Eärendil, the star of long-light!]

Hobbits Battle Song
Long live the Halflings! Praise them with great praise!
Cuio i Pheriain anann! Aglar'ni Pheriannath!
Praise them with great praise, Frodo and Samwise!
Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn! Eglerio!
Praise them!
A laita te, laita te! Andave laituvalmet!
Praise them!
Cormacolindor, a laita tárienna!
Praise them! The Ring-bearers, praise them with great praise!

Hymn to Elbereth
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
silivren penna míriel
o menel aglar elenath!
Na-chaered paln-díriel
o galadhremmin ennorath
Fanuilos le linnathon
nef aear, si nef aearon!

[O Star-Queen, Star-Kindler
white glittering slants down sparkling like jewels
from firmament glory of the star-host!
To-remote distance after having gazed
from the treewoven middle-earth,
Snow-white, to thee I will chant
on this side of the ocean, here on this side of the great ocean!]

Gate of Moria inscription
Ennyn Durin Aran Moria:
pedo mellon a minno.
Im Narvi hain echant:
Celebrimbor o Eregion teithant i thiw hin.

[The doors of Durin Lord of Moria:
speak friend and enter.
I, Narvi made them:
Celebrimdor of Hollin drew these signs.]

"Et Eärella Endorenna utúlien.
Sinome maruvan ar Hildinyar
tenn' Ambar-metta!"

[Out of the Great Sea to Middle-earth I am come.
In this place will I abide, and my heirs,
unto the ending of the world!]

"A Elbereth Gilthoniel
o menel palan-díriel,
le nallon sí di'nguruthos!
A tíro nin, Fanuilos!"

[O Star-Queen Star-Kindler
from firmament afar-gazing.
to thee I cry here beneath death-horror!
Watch over me, Fanuilos!]

(All Elvish © JRR Tolkien, movie Elvish from

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