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á ricë amrícië! á carë (sí) ancárië! á cenë ancénië! á lirë amlírië! á menë amménië! á norë amnórië! á tirë antírië!

Plotz wanted to know how to express "try harder!" in Quenya. Tolkien demurred, and certainly gave it some thought!

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