2432[elfscript] Re: Help with some words...
- Aug 17, 2003Teithant machhezan:
> **I assume that by "'a' tengwa" you mean theRight.
>'c-shaped' 'stemless' calma, right?
>This sample is extraordinarely helpful for the designI was surprised to see 'ea' so represented. I still tend to write it
>of an orthogrphic English tehtar mode, as it allows
>to write most vowel digraphs as one tehta on
with two separate tehtar as in the Brogan Christmas Greeting ...when I
write English in a tehta mode, that is. I more commonly use the KL full
> Though the one attested in the word 'dear' inYeah, that one!
>DTS 10 writes the 'ea' digraph with two tehtar on
>two short carriers.
>"vowel digraphs ending on -i/-y: tehta on anna vowel"Be aware
>digraphs ending on -e: tehta on yanta vowel
>digraphs ending on -a: teha on stemless calma vowel
>digraphs ending on -u/-w: tehta on vala
>that in some appearent vowel digraphs beginnin onI agree.
>u-, this 'u' belongs rather together with the
>preceding consonant, e.g. 'queen, guest, ambigue'.
>This 'u' should rather be represented with a
>following-w tehta (the modified left curl, kind of an
>inverted tilde) at the preceding tengwa."
>I think there are no vowel digraphs ending onOne comes to mind: the 'eo' in 'people'.
>-o (though I'm not sure).
>If there are, they could perhaps be representedMmm ... I wouldn't. To my mind, úre is too associated with 'u' and 'w'
>with tehta on uure in analogy to yanta for -e, but this
>is not attested.
to suggest the 'o' element of a digraph. Maybe that's just me.
Cuio mae, Danny.
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