I prefer the r-representation with óre alone (and consequently the
w-representation with rómen) as in DTS 10 and 13.
[Yes, that certainly simplifies matters.]
Danny Andriës wrote (in message #651):
> > > ou, ow = anna + following w sign
> Why not mark "oo" and "ou/ow" with an asterisk? While the assigned
> tengwa/tehta combinations certainly seem logical, I cannot find
> these two spellings attested anywhere in the three versions of the
> King's Letter (English part).
Maybe he's confused it with DTS 10 and 13 where we have many instances
of both sounds? I believe there's no problem about using certain
spellings from DTS 10/13 as evidence for the spelling of the King's
Letters and vice versa, since they're basically the same.
<>[I have no problem with doing so either. But Danny Andriës said his
suggestions were based solely on the King's Letter, that's why I was
> Notice also that once (third copy) the "re" in "Shire" is spelt with
> óre - yanta (but that is probably just a "slip-up").
I'd agree it's a slip-up.
[BTW, still waiting for somebody's comments on the "R-rule" (if any) in
the Full Mode of Gondor (message 4304):-). Really no pattern at all?]
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