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noun. hard work, burden
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

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                 :             ⸱  :

Aia María quanta Eruanno i Héru aselyë aistana elyë imíca nísi ar aistana i yávë mónalyo Yésus. Airë María Eruo ontaril á hyamë rámen úcarindor sí ar lúmessë ya firuvammë: násië.

Tolkien’s translation of the Ave Maria prayer into Quenya

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