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[elfscript] Re: Thoughts on Danish [was Swedish] (Scandinavian) vowels and tehtar.

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  • Mark A Miles
    johan winge wrote: original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/elfscript/?start=8 ... v) ... curl, or ... Interesting... This would
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      johan winge <johan.wing-@...> wrote:
      original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/elfscript/?start=8
      > To summarise:
      > a : Three dots pointing upwards or ^
      > e : Acute accent /
      > i : One dot .
      > o : Curl up open right /
      > u : Curl up open left / or \
      > y : Curl down open left _/
      > å : Not sure. Maybe curl down open right /_ or \_ ?
      > ä (æ) : Two over dots ¨ (or maybe three dots pointing downwards or
      v)
      > ö (ø) : Not sure. Maybe sort of a tilde '-, ex Angasule, or some
      curl, or
      > three dots or...

      Interesting... This would work for Danish too...!

      > One issue not being adressed is whether to place the tehta above the
      > preceding or following tengwa. I have always placed them above the
      > preceding one -- that's what I find most logical. Are you accustomed
      to
      > write in the other way?

      I'm a die-hard Quenya-speaker, so I actually have *always* (and
      sometimes to my detriment) written the other way round... ;)

      Mark A Miles
      Dept. of Scandinvian Studies
      University of Edinburgh
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