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Discussion in 'Fantasy Weapons and Armour' started by The Man from Niefldarth, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. The Man from Niefldarth

    The Man from Niefldarth your worst nightmare!

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    I'm on the process of making a dagger, and I would like to engrave something on the blade who would say: Dark whisper is my name. All ye who encounter my blade, abandon hope. :devilbat:

    The thing is: I would like to write it in Valarin, but I don't find any site with a english/valarin dictionnary. Could someone help me?

    If I don't find anything, I will write it in black speech or Sindarin, but I prefere Valarin.

    thank you! :)
     
  2. Elan Morin Tedronai

    Elan Morin Tedronai The Forsaken

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    I very much doubt you'll find Valarin. I don't think Tolkien even worked it out, he just wrote that their was one. Your best bet is to go with Sindarin. Try http://www.councilofelrond.com for some Sindarin phrases, and you could ask their for help, or even do their language courses if you're truly dedicated.
     
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    A Dwarvish runic design would be cool on a blade, or a Viking design, though they are very similar.
     
  4. The Man from Niefldarth

    The Man from Niefldarth your worst nightmare!

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    Elan-> thanks for the link. Maybe sindarin is better than valarin, after all...
    Beren-> I thought of a runic design, I have a book on those northern-german pictographs but I think they aren't as decorative as Tengwar script.
     
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    Thank you sorcha, but I think i'll do with sindarin. after all, isn't sindarin the language of Nobles? :)
     
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    I found a great online translator! http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/

    So I don't know if it is right, but it gave me: Nîn esta-doll ihoss. Awartha-estel, ai govanno-nîn hathol

    thanks to everyone! :)
     
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    curunir's bane Kwisatch Haderach

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    I'm book marking this whole page.

    Elan, where are the elvish courses on your link?
     
  10. The Man from Niefldarth

    The Man from Niefldarth your worst nightmare!

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    curunir-> I think you have to suscribe...
     
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    Balrog, do you know if it costs any money or anything to subscribe?
     
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    curunir's bane Kwisatch Haderach

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    Nevermind I see that it doesn't take any money.
     
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    I didn't suscribe, anyway, so I wouldn't be able to help you...

    If you want to follow courses on quenya, you should go to that website: http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/
     
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    It doesn't cost anything. The workbooks on CoE are excellent...I'm studying them myself. I didn't know you had to register...it didn't used to be that way.
     
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    How good are you?
     
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    Registered as Curunir_of_many_colours. Now does anyone know where we could learn the elven runes?
     
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    yes... Just a minute and I'll give you a good webpage...
     
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