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gwest

noun. greeting, welcome, salute
Gnomish [GL/47.2001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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t$5 aF5&yE e~C5$ aG7ÏE t~V1Tt# ½7R81Ej¸^ a~B7E = `B elE7T 5~VaF 7Ts# 8~Mt#7ÏE,F yR tlEnT hÍlEt%`V À t#5 1T7JyE e~C5# aG7ÏE = nTなnE7T5 nTなnE = `V`C6aFな&t$,F5 7~CtlE5$5 `VなyT`V `V`C6 eDな#81Ej# = nTs# ½な~CqUj# 7~Ct#6 iG8~Bj#j# = a~Cj$ eGe~B7Jj# À t#5 ½な#7JyE 7~CyR`C 8~M7R yR 1.D7T な%な¸#,G`V = 5%v% aD6aD6 hÍD7'E `BiGなt$ `BなaDな#,F = `BiGなt$ q~BaDな#,F = `BiGなt$ な#4#な#,F yR なlHaHな~BaJt# = 7.Dt^ 5&7'J`C = `M2&t$ 7~Mt# À t#5 aF5&yE な&w^6 `CdH81E t$5$j `Ca~M5# 7Ja|Dj `Cw^5"#6 = `V`C6 `Ct^61Ej# = `M2&t$ 9~CaDj# = `V5nT5# な~Mt$ `Vな$5%な¸^6 qRj¸# 1Eな1E1Eな1Ej# `C1Eな#4%`V t%2^5"#6 À t#5 1T7JyE 7~CaG5# aG7ÏE `N2^な%,F t^65$ 5& eD5Ì#7R 7~MaG5# = `C5#6 q~M7R`C 1Td1E `Ca|H6 `BなaDな#5"#6 t~V1Tt .D7R,F À t#5 aF5&yE t~V1Tt `C2~M5$ À

Men cenuva fánë cirya métima hrestallo círa, i fairi nécë ringa súmaryassë ve maiwi yaimië? Man tiruva fána cirya, wilwarin wilwa, ëar-celumessen rámainen elvië ëar falastala, winga hlápula rámar sisílala, cálë fifírula? Man hlaruva rávëa súrë ve tauri lillassië, ninqui carcar yarra isilmë ilcalassë, isilmë pícalassë, isilmë lantalassë ve loicolícuma; raumo nurrua, undumë rúma? Man cenuva lumbor ahosta Menel acúna ruxal' ambonnar, ëar amortala, undumë hácala, enwina lúmë elenillor pella talta-taltala atalantië mindonnar? Man tiruva rácina cirya ondolissë mornë nu fanyarë rúcina, anar púrëa tihta axor ilcalannar métim' auressë? Man cenuva métim' andúnë?

A beautiful poem in Quenya that appears in the Monsters and the Critics.

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