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ammen is a Sindarin adverb meaning "to us" or "for us".[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word consists of an ("to, for") + men ("us").[1]

[edit] Phrases

  • naur an edraith ammen[2]
  • edro hi ammen![2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 38, 45
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring