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Elen síla lúmenn’ omentielvo

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Elen síla lúmenn’ omentielvo.
A star shines on the hour of our meeting.

A Quenya greeting used by Frodo towards Gildor Inglorion and his company in The Lord of the Rings, book I, chapter 3. It is also given (without elision of the word lúmenna) in the essay Quendi and Eldar published in The War of the Jewels p. 367.

The text is transcribed in tengwar or “letters of Fëanor” according to the classical mode for Quenya described by Tolkien in the Appendix E to The Lord of the Rings and used for instance by the Namárië manuscript in The Road Goes Ever On p. 65. We made use of Måns Björkman Berg’s typeface Tengwar Eldamar.  Open this mode in Glaemscribe

Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel. The Lord of the Rings. London: HarperCollins, 1999. 3 vol. ISBN 0-261-10235-1.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel. The War of the Ring: The History of The Lord of the Rings, part three. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. London: HarperCollins, 2002. 476 p. (The History of Middle-earth; VIII). ISBN 0-261-10223-0.

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