2554Re: [elfscript] Tengwar Challenge 5
- Sep 1, 2003On Sunday, August 31, 2003, at 9:43 AM, DDanielA@... wrote:
> a-swing: To be absolutely consistant you should've used silme ratherI figured this was best because it looked best. The other way looked
> than silme nuquerna to represent the 's'. However, in this case the
> combination of tehtar would've been very awkward over silme, so using
> the silme nuquerna instead was a wise move!
> Other possible considerations:I'll try to keep this in mind in the future.
> Dunbar: I would've written 'n' with númen rather than the nasal tehta
> since umbar + nasal tehta = 'mb' rather than 'nb'. Use the nasal tehta
> only if the nasal you need is in the téma as the following consonant.
> Otherwise, write the nasal with a separate tengwa.
> by: Following the twice-attested example in the title page inscription,In the title page inscription, Tolkien wrote 'by' the same way I do.
> I write 'by' with a long carrier. By analogy, I use the long carrier in
> words like 'my', 'dying', 'trying', etc. Only in monosyllables where
> = [ai], or in present participles where 'ie' = [ai] > 'y'.
He also used the same short carrier with y-tehta in the 1st Hugh Brogan
> All in all, good job!Excellent! Thanks for the feedback. Hopefully these challenges are
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