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Re: [elfscript] Question about transcription

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  • Gildor Inglorion
    teithant silverfingered_fling ... apaalien is a Quenya word :) anyway, aa is not a double letter, but a long a .. youjust put an accent over the tengwa that
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      teithant silverfingered_fling

      > First, when a letter is repeated and there isn't
      > already a tengwa
      > letter for it (like Numen for double "n"), such as
      > the back-to-back
      > "a"s in the word "apaalien," must I put two A-tengwa
      > back to back? Or
      > does one suffice (I hope that is not too ignorant a
      > question).

      apaalien is a Quenya word :) anyway, aa is not a
      double letter, but a long "a".. youjust put an accent
      over the tengwa that looks like c

      > Second, when dashes are used in a word (i.e.
      > "di-dail") do I include
      > the dash in my transcription?

      as daniel said: no

      > And finally, in the tehta mode, what is the
      > difference between Ore and
      > Romen? I notice that in Beleriand mode Ore is for
      > "n" and in tehta it
      > is for "-r" so I am a bit confused.

      depends the mode... download
      http://middleearth.fcpages.com/history.pdf for a
      discussion on the modes :)


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