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This website is dedicated to Tolkien's languages, with an emphasis on the elvish languages of his legendarium. Our dictionary consists of imported glosses from a variety of quality dictionaries, categorised and searchable by sense, conjugation and more. You can read more on our about page.

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asëa aranion

noun. asëa of the Kings, kingsfoil, kingsfoil, asëa of the Kings
Quenya [LotR/0864.4114; LotRI/Asëa aranion.001; PE17/049.0711; PE17/100.1601] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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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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