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930Re: úr >> úre

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  • laurifindil
    Jun 1 6:16 AM
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      --- In elfscript@y..., "Arden R. Smith" <erilaz@e...> wrote:
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      > Laurifindil wrote:
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      > >Tolkien changed úr >> úre between LOTR 1st and second edition. Was it
      > >a typo, or did T. change actually the name from úr to úre?
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      > Excellent question! Since nearly all of Tolkien's discussions of the
      > tengwar and their names were written before the publication of LOTR,
      > _úr_ is the form that is most frequently found in the manuscripts.
      > However, I am aware of a manuscript page, apparently of late date,
      > that does give the name as _úre_, and this form appears on the page
      > three times. So the introduction of _úre_ in the second edition was
      > presumably at Tolkien's request and not a typographical error.
      >

      Thank you very much for your reply.
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