Phrases

Alcar i Ataren

Tolkien’s translation of the Gloria Patri prayer into Quenya.

Composed in the 1950s, this work was published in the "Words of Joy (Part One)" article in Vinyar Tengwar #43. It was left unfinished, abandoned half way through the second line. No English translation was given, but we offer the original in similar fashion:

glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit
as it was [in] the [beginning]...

Source [VT43]. Published 2017-12-01T11:23:52+00:00 and edited 2017-12-01T11:29:33+00:00 by Elaran