G+ LoME Archive
May 18, 2015 (17:40)
More experimenting, friends! I have to start from somewhere… I guessed Quenya is much more fit for quantitative verse, but it's nice to have both!
Fírima ilya Adan, coia ananta lië.
[Each Man is mortal — and yet the people live on.]
'live, be alive' (cf. S.
Fíreb abonnen Adan, dartha i•'waith in•Edain.
[Mortal is Man second-born, but the Humanity endures.]
Both accentual, both quantitative, both render the same idea.
May 19, 2015 (02:52)
But I think Q.
, as with Q.
from primitive *
May 19, 2015 (14:09)
Thanks for guiding me in Quenya, still new for me! Had some tweaking to retain the quantitativity, but fixed it.