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Re: [elfscript] the circumflex

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  • Mans Bjorkman
    ... Besides, in the King s Letter version II (published in Vinyar Tengwar #29), this e-tehta is written so that there can be no doubt that it is in fact a
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      erilaz@... wrote:
      >
      > 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
      > >'e'?
      >
      > Certainly. Since yanta represents /e/ in this mode, a small superscript
      > yanta is a perfectly reasonable representation for the "e" of /ae/ and
      > /oe/. [...]

      Besides, in the King's Letter version II (published in Vinyar Tengwar
      #29), this e-tehta is written so that there can be no doubt that it is
      in fact a superscripted _yanta_.


      Yours,
      Måns


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