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Translated from Tolkien's original (English version) on March 14th, 2006.

Because I wanted to match the English version's syllable count and meter, new word orders had to be allowed in Asha'ille. Below you will find not only the standard VSO (only occurring once here, in the second half of line 8), but also OSV (lines 1, 2, 3, and 4) and SVO (lines 6, 7, and the first half of line 8), as well as multiple adverbial phrases preceding the verb (lines 5 and 9).

Orthographic

Asha'ille

[0] Ne Sar Hajhe

[1] N'aeg hajhem, Aijh 'nllim vesaer'sún, alv.
[2] Valn, Ash dershár'm vae'lokeifeira, alv.
[3] Faen, korjith dasaem kórtodh, alv.
[4] Sarn, Yish' Eseir' vae'seicorsyir, alv.
[5] Aea vaek, 'yu Mordor, vae'sseigh m 'nivon.

[6] Sar hajhe, núrav n'das.
[7] Sar hajhe, bák'rav n'das.
[8] Sar hajhe, taerev n'das, únasev'nlas vae'seiro.
[9] Aea vaek, 'yu Mordor, vae'sseigh m 'nivon.

English

[0] The One Ring

[1] Three Rings for Elven-kings under the sky.
[2] Seven for Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone.
[3] Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die.
[4] One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne.
[5] In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

[6] One Ring to rule them all.
[7] One Ring to find them all.
[8] One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
[9] In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

Parts of Speech Legend

adj
adjective
adv
adverb
mi
modifier
n
noun
part
particle
pl
plural
pron
 
prop
proper name
prsn
person
v
verb

Interlinear

orthographic version
morphemic breakdown
IPA pronunciation
part of speech
English translation
[0] Ne Sar Hajhe
nɛ sɑɹ ˈhɑʒɛ
ne sar hajhe
sɑɹ ˈhɑʒɛ
mi adj n
OBJ: one ring
[0] The One Ring

As far as I could tell, Tolkien's poem is an excerpt from a larger piece, and as such does not have a title of its own. I've called it "The One Ring," as most people seem to refer to it by something similar.

N'aeg hajhem, Aijh 'nllim vesaer'sún, alv.
nːeɡ ˈhɑʒɛm ɑiʒ nlə̆ˈlɪm vɛˌseɹˈsun ɑlv
ne aeg hajhe -im Aijhye -ith inlli -im vesaer esún alv
ˈhɑʒɛ mˈ̩ ˈɑiʒjɛ ɪθ ɪnlə̆ˈlɪ mˈ̩ vɛˈseɹ ɛˈsun ɑlv
mi adj n pl prop adj n pl adv n v
OBJ: three ring PL Aijhye ADJ wise person PL under sky give to
Three Rings for Elven-kings under the sky.

Of interest in this and the following four lines is unusual word order, especially considering how strictly VSO Asha'ille often is. The unmarked VSO order of this sentence would be Alv Aijh 'nllim n'aeg hajhem (egik) vesaer'sún., with the verb alv being inherently passive. (See the alv entry in the dictionary for further examples of its usage.)

Throughout the rest of the poem, I have included comparison of meter between the Asha'ille and English versions. They should match in all cases, unless I misinterpretted the meter of the English.

´ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ˘ ˘ ´
N'aeg ha- jhem, Aijh 'nl- lim ve- saer 'sún alv.
Three rings for El- ven kings un- der the sky.
Valn, Ash dershár'm vae'lokeifeira, alv.
vɑl̃ ɑʃ dɛɹˈʃɑɹm veˌlokeˈfeɹɑ ɑlv
valn Ashyinave -ith dershár -im vae lokeifeira alv
vɑl̃ ɑʃjɪˈnɑvɛ ɪθ dɛɹˈsɑɹ mˈ̩ ve ˌlokeˈfeɹɑ ɑlv
adj prop adj n pl adv n v
seven Ashyinave ADJ king PL WHERE: cavern give to
Seven for Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone.
´ ˘ ˘ ´ ´ ˘ ˘ ´ ˘ ´
Valn, Ash der- shár'm vae' lo- kei- fei- ra, alv.
Se- ven for Dwarf- lords in their halls of stone.
Faen, korjith dasaem kórtodh, alv.
fen ˈkoɹʤɪθ dɑˈsem ˈkoɹtoð ɑlv
faen korjith dasae -im kórtodh alv
fen ˈkoɹʤɪθ dɑˈse mˈ̩ ˈkoɹtoð ɑlv
n adj adj pl adj v
nine things mortal Cresaean PL destined to die give to
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die.
´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ´ ˘ ´
Faen, kor- jith da- saem kór- todh, alv.
Nine for Mor- tal Men doomed to die.
Sarn, Yish' Eseir' vae'seicorsyir, alv.
sɑɹn jiʃ ɛˈseɹ veseˈkoɹsjiɹ ɑlv
sarn yisha eseire vae sei- corsyir alv
sɑɹn ˈjiʃɑ ɛˈseɹɛ ve se ˈkoɹsjiɹ ɑlv
n pron n adv adj n v
boy sir darkness WHERE: darkened throne give to
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne.
´ ˘ ˘ ´ ´ ˘ ˘ ´ ´
Sarn, Yish' E- seir' vae' sei- cor- syir, alv.
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne.
Aea vaek, 'yu Mordor, vae'sseigh m 'nivon.
e.ɑ vek ju ˈmoɹdoɹ vesə̆ˈsexm ˈnivon
aea vae vek alun- -yu Mordor vae sseigh -im éniv -on
ˈe.ɑ ve vɛk ɑˈlun ju ˈmoɹdoɹ ve sə̆ˈsex mˈ̩ ˈɛnɪv on
n adv adv mi mi prop adv n pl v n
land WHERE: WHEN: PREV phrase Mordor WHERE: demon PL wait :N
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ˘ ˘ ´ ˘ ´
Ae- a vaek, 'yu Mor- dor, vae' s- seigh'm 'niv- on.
In the Land of Mor- dor, where the Sha- dows lie.
Sar hajhe, núrav n'das.
sɑɹ hɑʒɛ ˈnuɹɑv ndɑs
sar hajhe núrav ne das
sɑɹ ˈhɑʒɛ ˈnuɹɑv dɑs
adj n v mi adj
one ring rule OBJ: all
One Ring to rule them all.
´ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´
Sar ha- jhe, nú- rav n'das.
One Ring to rule them all.
Sar hajhe, bák'rav n'das.
sɑɹ hɑʒɛ ˈbɑkɹɑv ndɑs
sar hajhe bákarav ne das
sɑɹ ˈhɑʒɛ ˈbɑkɑɹɑv dɑs
adj n v mi adj
one ring search for OBJ: all
One Ring to find them all.
´ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´
Sar ha- jhe, bák' rav n'das.
One Ring to find them all.
Sar hajhe, taerev n'das, únasev'nlas vae'seiro.
sɑɹ hɑʒɛ ˈteɹɛv ndɑs ˈunɑsɛvn.lɑs veˈseɹo
sar hajhe taerev ne das únasev -on -l- -as vae seiro
sɑɹ ˈhɑʒɛ ˈteɹɛv dɑs on l ɑs ve ˈseɹo
adj n v mi adj n part prsn adv n
one ring bring OBJ: all ?? :N DO everyone WHERE: black
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
´ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘
Sar ha- jhe, tae- rev n'das, ú- na- sev- 'nlas vae' sei- ro.
One Ring to bring them all and in the dark- ness bind them.
Aea vaek, 'yu Mordor, vae'sseigh m 'nivon.
e.ɑ vek ju ˈmoɹdoɹ vesə̆ˈsexm ˈnivon
aea vae vek alun- -yu Mordor vae sseigh -im éniv -on
ˈe.ɑ ve vɛk ɑˈlun ju ˈmoɹdoɹ ve sə̆ˈsex mˈ̩ ˈɛnɪv on
n adv adv mi mi prop adv n pl v n
land WHERE: WHEN: PREV phrase Mordor WHERE: demon PL wait :N
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
´ ˘ ´ ˘ ´ ˘ ˘ ˘ ´ ˘ ´
Ae- a vaek, 'yu Mor- dor, vae' s- seigh'm 'niv- on.
In the Land of Mor- dor, where the Sha- dows lie.

Glossary

aean. land
aegadj. three
Aijhyeprop. Aijhye
alun-mi. PREV
alvv. give to
-asprsn. everyone
Ashyinaveprop. Ashyinave
bákaravv. search for
corsyirn. throne
dasadj. all
dasaeadj. Cresaean
dershárn. king
énivv. wait
eseiren. darkness
esúnn. sky
faenn. nine things
hajhen. ring
-impl. PL
inllin. wise person
-ithadj. ADJ
korjithadj. mortal
kórtodhadj. destined to die
-l-part. DO
lokeifeiran. cavern
Mordorprop. Mordor
nemi. OBJ:
núravv. rule
-onn. :N
saradj. one
sarnn. boy
sei-adj. darkened
seiron. black
sseighn. demon
taerevv. bring
únasev. ??
vaeadv. WHERE:
valnadj. seven
vekadv. WHEN:
vesaeradv. under
yishapron. sir
-yumi. phrase