Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

laurel
56 minutes ago

Findegil
1 hour 23 minutes ago

wellinghall
2 hours 34 minutes ago

remy
2 hours 37 minutes ago

Khamûl
2 hours 38 minutes ago

Beren
2 hours 55 minutes ago

Stu
3 hours 32 minutes ago

Jlong
5 hours 19 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Wolf eyes [Latin translation query]

Subject: Wolf eyes [Latin translation query]
by wellinghall on 2010/5/12 10:39:07

My father in law is translating LotR into Latin, and he has sent me this email -


Have got as far as "The Road to Isengard", and find that glittering eyes watched the riders wanly from the shadows of the banks. "Wanly" seems almost impossible, especially when combined with "glittering". There is no comment from Hammond & Scull. I have translated it "pallidi", but am very unhappy with it. Do you think it could be a misprint for "warily"? I know from bitter experience how easy it is to confuse "ri" and "n"!


Any ideas?

- wellinghall