Loxian (Enya's Language)

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Loxian (Enya's Language)

Post by Losfer Words » Wed May 17, 2006 1:49 pm

http://www.enya.com/textonly/index.php?page=107

Enya's lyricist, Roman Ryan, was inspired enough by Tolkien's elvish to beging crafting her own language specifically designed to match the fluid style of Enya's singing. And to come come up with the alphabet for it she "wrote in water" and as the droplets of water ran off the pen in their own paths they became the shape of the letters of the Loxian alphabet.
On a crystal morning I can see the dewdrops falling
Down from a gleaming heaven, I can hear the voices calling
When you comin' home now, son, this world is not for you

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Post by johnc » Wed May 17, 2006 9:39 pm

Holy catfish. It's Magma and Kobaian all over again. :lol:
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Thu May 18, 2006 9:15 am

That's kinda lame.
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By his blindness to see that the warmth of his being
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Post by Losfer Words » Thu May 18, 2006 12:34 pm

Sam Gamgee wrote:That's kinda lame.
As if it wasn't challenging enough trying to find the English translations of the songs she has done with Gaelic lyrics.

Roma and Tolkien's ghost should get together and go bowling.
On a crystal morning I can see the dewdrops falling
Down from a gleaming heaven, I can hear the voices calling
When you comin' home now, son, this world is not for you

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Thu May 18, 2006 8:46 pm

Tolkien's ghost has more class than that. ;) :P
Workings of man crying out from the fires set aflame
By his blindness to see that the warmth of his being
Is promised for his seeing, his reaching so clearly

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