Non-English Lord of the Rings Book-Dialogue

Here are all of the Non-English lines in the Lord of the Rings books. If you’d like to read more in depth analysis of these texts, visit Tolkien’s Linguistic Cellar.

Book I

Frodo: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): E. A. Hartmann

Elen síla lúmenn’ omentielvo!

A star is shining on the hour of our meeting!


Glorfindel: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Arron Clark

Ai na vedui, Dúnadan! Mae govannen!

Oh at last, Westman! Thou art well met!


Glorfindel: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Arron Clark

Noro lim, noro lim, Asfaloth!

Run fast, run fast, Asfaloth!


Book II

A Random Elf in the Hall of Fire: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Fiona Jallings

A Elbereth Gilthoniel,
silivren penna míriel
o menel aglar elenath!
Na-chaered palan-díriel
o galadhremmin ennorath,
Fanuilos le linnathon
nef aear, sí nef aearon!

Oh Star-queen Star-kindler,
Silvery-white, glimmering like jewels
the glory of the heavens slants down from firmament!
Having gazed afar at the distance
from tree-tangled Middle-earth,
Ever-white I will sing to you
on this side of the sea, here on this side of the ocean!


Gandalf: [Black Speech] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul, ash nazg thrakatulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.


Gandalf: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Cody Leatzow

Naur an edraith ammen! Naur dan i ngaurhoth!

Fire for saving for us! Fire against the wolf-host!


Inscription on the Gates of Moria: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): E. A. Hartmann

Ennyn Durin Aran Moria: pedo mellon a minno. Im Narvi hain echant: Celebrimbor o Eregion teithant i thîw hin.

The Doors of Durin, Lord of Moria: say “friend” and enter. I, Narvi, made them: Celebrimbor of Hollin drew these signs.


Gandalf: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Cody Leatzow

Annon edhellen, edro hi ammen! Fennas nogothrim, lasto beth lammen!

Gate of the Elves, open now for us! Doorway of the Dwarf-folk listen to the word of my tongue!


Gandalf: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Cody Leatzow

Edro, edro!

Open, open!


Inscription on Balin’s Tomb: [Dwarvish] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Balin Fundinul, Uzbad Khazad-dûmu

Balin son of Fundin, Lord of Moria


Gandalf: [Orcish] (repeating the shouts of Orcs) Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Ghâsh!

Fire!


A Random Elf in Lothlórien: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Cody Leatzow

Daro!

Halt!


Aragorn: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Thomas Elrod

Arwen vanimelda, namárië!

Fair Arwen, farewell!


Galadriel: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Eve Haegele and Richard Leonberger

Ai! laurië lantar lassi súrinen,
yéni únótimë ve rámar aldaron!
Yéni ve lintë yuldar avánier
mi oromardi lisse-miruvóreva
Andúnë pella, Vardo tellumar
nu luini yassen tintilar i eleni
ómaryo airetári-lírinen.

Sí man i yulma nin enquantuva?

An sí Tintallë Varda Oiolossëo
ve fanyar máryat Elentári ortanë
ar ilyë tier undulávë lumbulë;
ar sindanóriello caita mornië
i falmalinnar imbë met, ar hísië
untúpa Calaciryo míri oialë.
Sí vanwa ná, Rómello vanwa, Valimar?

Namárië! Nai hiruvalyë Valimar.
Na elyë hiruva. Namárië!

Ah! like gold fall the leaves in the wind,
long years numberless as the wings of trees!
The long years have passed like swift draughts
of the sweet mead in lofty halls
beyond the West, beneath the blue vaults of Varda
wherein the stars tremble
in the song of her voice, holy and queenly.

Who now shall refill the cup for me?

For now the Kindler, Varda, the Queen of Stars, from Mount Everwhite
has uplifted her hands like clouds,
and all paths are drowned deep in shadow;
and out of a grey country darkness lies
on the foaming waves between us, and mist
covers the jewels of Calacirya for ever.
Now lost, lost for those from the East is Valimar!

Farewell! Maybe thou shalt find Valimar.
Maybe even thou shalt find it. Farewell!


Book III

Random Orc: [Orcish] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Uglúk u bagronk sha pushdug Saruman-glob búbhosh skai.

Meaning Unknown


Treebeard: [Entish-Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

Laurelindórenan lindelorendor malinornélion ornemalin.

gold-singer-valley song-dream-land the of golden-trees tree-golden


Treebeard: [Entish-Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

Taurelilómëa-tumbalemorna Tumbaletaurëa Lómëanor

shadowy-land-deep-valley-black deep-valley-forested shadow-land


Éomer: [Old English] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Westu Þéoden hál!

May you be healthy, Théoden!


Gimli: [Dwarvish] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!

Axes of the Dwarves! The Dwarves are upon you!


Book IV

Damrod: [Westron] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Mûmak! Mûmak!

Elephant! Elephant!


Frodo: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): E. A. Hartmann

Aiya Eärendil Elenion Ancalima!

Hail Eärendil brightest of the stars!


Sam: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Aaron Shaw

A Elbereth Gilthoniel
o menel palan-díriel
le nallon sí di-nguruthos
A tiro nin, Fanuilos!

Hail Star-queen Star-kindler
having gazed afar from heaven
I cry out to you here under the shadow of death
Oh see me, Ever-white!


Book V

Pippin: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Ernil i Pheriannath

Prince of the Halflings


Book VI

Sam: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Aaron Shaw

Gilthoniel, A Elbereth!

Star-kindler, oh Star-queen!


Frodo: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): E. A. Hartmann

Aiya elenion ancalima!

Hail brightest of the stars!


People of Gondor: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Aaron Shaw; Crowd: The University of Montana Anime Club

Cuio i Pheriain anann! Aglar ‘ni Pheriannath!
Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn! Eglerio!
Eglerio!

May the Halflings live long! Glory to the Halflings!
Frodo and Sam, princes of the West, glorify them!
Glorify them!


People of Gondor: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Aaron Shaw; Crowd: The University of Montana Anime Club

A laita te, laita te! Andavë laituvalmet!
Cormacolindor, a laita tárienna!

O bless them, bless them! Long we will praise them!
The Ring-bearers, O bless them to the heights!


Aragorn: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Thomas Elrod

Et Eärello Endorenna utúlien.
Sinomë maruvan ar Hildinyar tenn’ Ambar-metta!

Out of the Great Sea to Middle-earth I am come.
In this place I will abide, and my heirs, unto the ending of the world!


Aragorn: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Thomas Elrod

Yé! Utúvienyes!

Lo! I have found it!


Treebeard: [Entish-Quenya] Voice Actor(s): None, yet.

Morimaitesincahonda

black-handed-flint-hearted


Treebeard: [Entish-Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

A vanimar, vanimálion nostari!

O beautiful ones, parents of beautiful children!


Elves in the Grey Havens: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Fiona Jallings

A! Elbereth Gilthoniel!
silivren penna míriel
o menel aglar elenath,
Gilthoniel, A! Elbereth!

Oh! Star-queen Star-kindler!
Silvery-white, glimmering like jewels
the glory of the heavens slants down from firmament
Star-kindler, Oh! Star-queen!


Appendix A

Gilraen: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Fiona Jallings

Ónen i-Estel Edain. Ú-chebin Estel anim.

I gave hope to the Dúnedain. I keep no hope for myself.


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