4466R: [elfscript] Re: New file added : is it correct?
- Dec 5, 2004In firstname.lastname@example.org, "fradeve virgilio" <fradeve11@v...> wrote:
>>The question of the _i_ looks more complicated. Like I've said, I don'tknow Sindarin, so the question of peculiar >>accentuation of the word is a
problem for me. I will draw long or short carriers everywhere you will
>>So, on this topic, I ask you to be more clear!4345-4349 and 4353.
> [Well, for a discussion of this, you may want to read Elfscript messages
> If you want a straightforward recommendation though, I'd repeat what Iwrote in message 4336, i.e. simply use short >carriers for all occurrences
> My _rationale_ for suggesting this would be a bit different now: it seemsthat in this mode (Mode of Beleriand) long >vs. short carriers do not
indicate any distinct sounds, so there is no need to distinguish between
them in writing (they >all stand for short _i_). Long _i_ (which
incidentally does not occur in your calligraphy) can be indicated by an
andaith >(acute accent) on top (as with the other vowels), _not_ with the
help of long vs. short carrier.
>(The dot that is occasionally seen on the I-tengwar (i.e. the long orshort carrier) in this mode does not carry any >special phonetic
significance, either. Rather, it just seems to "emphasize" the I-tengwar
> The upshot is that it's really up to you: you can use only short or onlylong carriers, with or without dots, or even >mix them as you like (I
personally would prefer consistent usage).
> So, in other words, once you've corrected the spelling of _im_, _llie_and maybe _en_ (see message 4335), the spelling >will be fine.]
Now Im completely satisfacted
Youve been too exaurient explaining the point of situation (on the contrary
of other people on this ML ): little pills of Sindarin!
Much thanks, Im going to prepare the scratch for a difinitive version!
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