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Vinyar Tengwar #44 (VT44)

— J.R.R. Tolkien, (editors) Patrick Wynne, Arden R. Smith, Carl F. Hostetter, Bill Welden; June 2002

The forty-fourth issue of Vinyar Tengwar. This issue has Part Two of the “Words of Joy” article, Tolkien’s translations of Catholic prayers into Quenya, written in the 1950s with multiple revisions. Part Two includes two Quenya prayers: Ortírielyanna (VT44/5-11) and an incomplete translation of the Litany of Loreto (VT44/11-20).

This issue also has articles on “Ae Adar Nín”, a Sindarin translation of the Lord’s Prayer from the same period (VT44/21-30), and “Alcar mi Tarmenel na Erun”, a translation of the first two lines of Gloria in Excelsis Deo from the 1960s (VT44/31-37). This lexicon references individual phrases from the prayers where they appear, but to avoid repetition, it references individual words from the editorial commentary that follows each prayer.

References are by page number; the first 2 digits of the decimal value are the line number, and the last 2 digits are the word position in the line.

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