Weapon Inscriptions in the Movies

For a complete breakdown of the translations, visit Gwaith-i-Phethdain‘s extensive work.

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

Gil-galad ech vae vaegannen matha,
Aith heleg nín i orch gostatha;
Nin cíniel na nguruthos
Hon ess nín istatha:

Gil-galad wields a well-made spear,
The Orc will fear my point of ice;
When he sees me, in fear of death
he will know my name:

Andúril: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

Nányë Andúril i né Narsil i macil Elendilo.
Lercuvanten i móli Mordórëo.

I am Andúril who once was Narsil, sword of Elendil.
The slaves of Mordor shall flee from me.

Aragorn’s Hunting Knife: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Cody Leatzow

Gûd daedheloth

Foe of Morgoth’s Realm

Glamdring: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

Turgon aran Gondolin tortha gar a matha
i vegil Glamdring gûd daelo, dam an Glamhoth

Turgon, king of Gondolin, wields, has and holds the sword’
foe of Morgoth’s realm, hammer to the Orcs.

Hadhafang: [Sindarin] Voice Actor(s): Spencer Reh

Aen estar Hadhafang i chathol hen,
thand arod dan i thang an i arwen.

This blade is called Throng-cleaver,
a noble defense against the enemy throng for a lady.

Narsil: [Quenya] Voice Actor(s): Camden Jenkins

Narsil essenya, macil meletya;
Telchar carnéron Návarotessë

Narsil is my name, a mighty sword;
Telchar made me in Nogrod

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

Maegnas aen estar nín – dagnir in yngyl im.

Sting is my name, I am the spiders bane.

1 Comment

  1. Lomendil | | Reply

    Anyone for Orcrist or any of The Hobbit weapon inscriptions?

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