Phrases

Merry Christmas!

The letter was discovered in an auction on July 10th, 2019. The letter contains an ancient Elvish translation of 'Merry Christmas'.

Tolkien did not provide a translation of Amanar, but he did state that the phrase "only referred to Yule and the beginning of the Sun's return."

— Source [Letter from Tolkien, Dec 18th 1963]. Published 2019-06-27T19:20:03+00:00 and edited 2019-07-03T00:31:36+00:00 by Aldaleon