Re: [elfscript] Mode of Dale
- Edward J. Kloczko wrote:
>Perhaps so, perhaps <alda> is used for *both* _ll_ and _hl_ in the
> Mans Bjorkman a écrit:
> > I'd rather guess <esse> and <e. nq.> are used for /z/, since this is how
> > they are used by the proverbial "man of Gondor".
> It is not as simple as that. Alda is used for _ll_ (l:) in the "Northern
> mode", but for hl (lh) in the "mode of Gondor"......
Westron modes -- about this we can only speculate. However, since
Westron evidently needed a sign for voiced /z/, and since long /s:/
could be indicated by other means, I'd say _z_ is still the most likely
value for <esse>.
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