Re: [elfscript] the circumflex
- erilaz@... wrote:
>Besides, in the King's Letter version II (published in Vinyar Tengwar
> Danny Andriës writes:
> >I have a theory, but not one
> >iota of evidence to support it. The diphthong 'ae' could not be
> >represented by the 'a' tengwa with the 'e' tehta (´) over it because
> >the acute accent was used for the andaith in the full writing modes.
> >Might the circumflex not represent a small yanta to signify a following
> Certainly. Since yanta represents /e/ in this mode, a small superscript
> yanta is a perfectly reasonable representation for the "e" of /ae/ and
> /oe/. [...]
#29), this e-tehta is written so that there can be no doubt that it is
in fact a superscripted _yanta_.
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