- "Sinomë maruvan ar Hildinyar tenn' Ambar-metta!"
- ― Oath of Elendil
It is mostly known as was part of a line used by Elendil upon his arrival to Middle-earth, declaring "In this place will I abide, and my heirs, unto the ending of the world". Elessar would later use this line at his coronation.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Ambar-metta, meaning "World's-end", is a composition of two Quenya words, ambar ("world") and metta ("end"). The alternate form ambarmetta was used in one of the sentences related to the Alcar mi Tarmenel na Erun.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Steward and the King", p. 967
- 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), p. 105
- J.R.R. Tolkien, "Alcar mi Tarmenel na Erun: The Gloria in Excelsis Deo in Quenya" (edited by Arden R. Smith), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 44, June 2002, pp. 33, 36