673Re: [elfscript] Re: How to write these words in Tengwar cursive fonts?
- Mar 3, 2002wolfiina wrote:
> Could check that gwend word again - is it correct now or is it evenAlmost there. The tilde-like symbol and the straight horizontal bar you
> more wrong way writen?
have used are both forms of the preceding nasal sign. You get the
"mirrored tilde" or "over-twist" with alt+0232.
Quite confusingly, Appendix E says that the sign for following w was in
the mode of Beleriand either the u-tehta or "a modification of it ~",
that is, a normal tilde. Apparently the "mirrored tilde" is what is
actually meant (I haven't seen the relevant inscriptions, but I have
Should we blame the editors or printers for replacing Tolkien's
handwritten character with the nearest equivalent?
Harri Perälä perala@... http://www.sci.fi/%7ealboin/
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