5847Re: [elfscript] Re: Tengwar tattoo
- Feb 13, 2009What you want to do is download a Tengwar font (Tengwar Annatar is nice:
http://home.student.uu.se/jowi4905/fonts/annatar.html) and install it on
your computer like any other font. Then open a word processor or text
editor, switch to that font, and copy and paste in t$jt$ `C6 `Cjt%`V. You
should get tengwar that way.
(For what it's worth, t$jt$ `C6 `Cjt%`V does produce the correct Quenya
transcription of "melme ar almie".)
On 2/13/09, christiantreure <christiantreure@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, Benct Philip Jonsson <melroch@...>
> > Those words are not qute right. _mel_ is just a word stem.
> > The word for 'love' is _melme_.
> > 'Luck' was _valto_ only in the earliest version of Qenya from 1910s.
> > Later Tolkien decided that the word _Valar_ meant 'the powerful
> > rather than 'the happy ones', so the root _val_ changed meaning
> to 'power'.
> > The later word for 'happines, good fortune' is _almie_ or _almáre_,
> > so our best bet for 'love and luck' is
> > _melme ar almie_,
> > which also has a nice sound to it!
> Thanks alot for your help!
> Now, i've followed your advice and downloaded the TengScribe..
> Here comes another problem..
> I've paste the words in the program, but i don't get to see any
> Tengwar script at all..
> Just some form of code or something.. Could you tell me what to do
> with this code? Or am I doing it wrong again? ;)
> I've red all the texts in the help option, but i didn't get any
> further (my english is not that good..)
> Here's a link to the printscreen i've made:
> Thanks again!
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