4621R: R: [elfscript] On long vowels
- Feb 8, 2005Aiya,
first of all, thanks to Hísilómë, Gildor Inglorion, Calwen 76 and Danny.
So, this unexpected clarification will permit me to terminate my work.
I will use probably the long carrier mode, given that the double tehta
mode had a complication:
the vowel _a_ cant be doubled on a tengwa (or on a carrier), since its
composed by 3 dots.
I think that the long carrier mode will be more clear and directly
understandable and I want to unify
the method Ill use: probably writing all the long vowels but _a_ with
double tehtar and only the _a_ with a long carrier could appear
So, long life to the long carrier mode! ;)
Da: hisilome [mailto:david.vdpeet@...]
Inviato: sabato 5 febbraio 2005 3.33
Oggetto: Re: R: [elfscript] On long vowels
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Gildor Inglorion <elfiness@y...>
> also, Tolkien said that sometimes the dot is used forAn example where Tolkien (J.R.R., not Christopher) did represent "e"
> e, and the acute for i, but i don't think he even
> wrote texts in this 'alternative mode' (if he did,
> they must have been few), but his son did. All the fan
> tengwar texts i have seen, don't use this alternative
> mode, although according to Tolkien it wouldn't be wrong
with the dot and "i" with the acute would be the Brogan Tengwar
Greetings (the first of the two tengwar texts, which is written in an
orthographic tehtar mode).
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