957úr (e) and yanta (was: Re: úr >> úre )
- Jun 7, 2002
--- In elfscript@y..., "Arden R. Smith" <erilaz@e...> wrote:
> >Then it is awkward that Tolkien chose that name, beginning with a
> >long-u, instead of a short one _u_, since r was the _tengwa_ for the
> >sound /u/, not /u:/. Or am I wrong?
> Add an andatehta, and it's also the tengwa for /u:/!
The "andatehta" (a big accent to show long vowel) was actually used in
Quenya as well?
So far, not a single published text in Quenya in tengwar uses it, if
I'm not mistaken.
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