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Noldorin Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Ortírielyanna rucimmë, Aina Eruontari Alalyë nattira arcandemmar sangiessemman Ono alyë eterúna me illumë ilya raxellor Alcarin Vendë ar manaquenta

Tolkien’s translation of the Sub Tuum Praesidium prayer into Quenya.

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