This was Aragorn’s outcry when he found out the sapling of the White Tree of Gondor in the snow of Mount Mindolluin.
The second word is immediately followed by its translation in the text of The Lord of the Rings, book VI, chapter 5. Tolkien’s full analysis of this sentence has been published in Parma Eldalamberon n° 17 p. 110.
The text is transcribed in tengwar or “letters of Fëanor” according to the classical mode for Quenya described by Tolkien in the Appendix E to The Lord of the Rings and used for instance by the Namárië manuscript in The Road Goes Ever On p. 65. We made use of Måns Björkman’s typeface Tengwar Eldamar.
࿔Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel.
The Lord of the Rings.
London: HarperCollins, 1999.
࿔Parma Eldalamberon: The Book of Elven-tongues.
Edited by Christopher Gilson.
Cupertino (California): 1971- .
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