Steg Belsky wrote at 2003-12-27 18:41:42 (+0200) > On Saturday, December 27, 2003, at 07:10 AM, Ph. D. wrote: > > I just saw the Return of the King tonight. Near the end > > of the credits, there is a line in another language. It > > was only on for a few seconds, and I wasn't expecting > > it, so I don't remember much of it. It was in Latin script, > > and some of the vowels had macrons over them. > > Anyone else catch this? I suppose we'll have to wait > > for the movie to come out on tape or DVD to see it > > long enough to figure out what it says. > > --Ph. D. > > I don't remember seeing it, but if it had macrons on some of the > vowels, my guess would be Ma(<-insert macron here)ori, since the movies > were filmed in Aotearoa / New Zealand. > I saw it today, and stayed to look out for this thing. It certainly looked like Maori to me (not that I have much experience with that language). It begins something like "Me mehara tątou..." (ą = a-macron). I couldn't transcribe any more, and even what I did get may contain errors.