Tolkien Related Tattoo

Ilaelin

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Doesn't that depend on where you have it put? :p
Oh, Jakeypoo how I've missed thee! :p :)

I do like that one too TFS tho I still like the idea of Tolkiens initials maybe like what you did but more like scroll work kinda like some of the elven banners in LOTR. I'll have to see if I can finds some pictures of what I'm thinking! Hmm, I also like Jeremiah's idea of making it personal. Maybe I can do my kids names in elvish or maybe find elven names for them.

Btw...Jeremiah nice to see your still around! :D
 

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That's a nice idea too! Maybe the leaf with the an elvish phrase around it or as a band with the leaf connecting it together like a bracelet! I have a lovely LOTR charm bracelet I got for Christmas one year I love it. And of course it has the Lothlórien Leaf on it! So many great ideas!
 

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Hi, i would love to know how to write
'guardian angel,
keep me safe,
never leave my side'

in sindarin and quenya

if it's possible i mean :p
and if it's possible, i would love it in writing, with a picture or something, it's for a tattoo!
Thx a million!
 
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Great quotation!

Given a month of Sundays and all the free time in the world I could work something out. But I'd still never trust myself to share it with you for the purposes of tattooing without having it first checked by an expert.

I'm getting a new tattoo soon myself (see below). I'm booked in for mid-September.

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This went through several iterations (edit: years of working on it, on and off...I'm far from an expert) and when I finally sought the advice of two independent experts, it still needed corrections. The good news is, both experts, independently of each other, corrected the same mistakes in the same way. This goes some way to offer some comfort in knowing it's correct. Furthermore, they were able to point to sources explaining why the corrections were needed.
 
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And what does it say?
Literally, it is the Quenya for "light" and "god-gift", etymologically adjusted for the feminine format for names.

The root-origin meaning for my daughter's name, "Lucy", is "light" in Latin, and her second name, "Ann" translates to "favoured (gifted) by the grace of God" in Hebrew.

Long story short, it's my daughter's name in Quenya.
 

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That looks like a great tattoo! Makes me want to get another one.

I have one with the phrase "not all those who wander are lost" from the poem Tolkien wrote. Tattooed on my arm. Hoping its not misspelled or anything but i asked around a lot before getting the tattoo, at forums with self proclaimed experts.. buuuut, i dont really care if its wrong or not. Its just so darn beautiful it could say "i love thaifood" there and it'd still be great.
 
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