Re: [elfscript] Re: English mode
- teithant "Chris Hickman
> I am referring to a mode found in 'Tengwar Textbook'aha, i find possible that Tolkien made an English mode
> by Chris Mckay
> found at this link:
> English Mode of Beleriand Style One (Tom Bombadil
> & Errantry
based on the Mode of Beleriand.. however the one best
known is based on the Mode of Gondor..
> So, is it possible for anyone to creat a mode usingyes it is.. that's called "mode"... in order to
> the tengwar to
> represent any sound/letters that they wished. And if
> so how is it
> possible for anyone else to read what has been
communicate with someone, you must make clear your
mode.. same happens with the latin alphabet wich is
used in various "modes" through the world..
for example "no more" has different pronounciation
(and meaning) depending on whether you wrote it in
English or in Italian... for example "no more" in
italian means "no berries" :)
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- Gildor Inglorion teithant:
> teithant "Chris HickmanSame question: how is it possible we understand each other when
> > So, is it possible for anyone to creat a mode using
> > the tengwar to
> > represent any sound/letters that they wished. And if
> > so how is it
> > possible for anyone else to read what has been
> > written?
everyone uses his own version of the language we speak? I'm sure my
_a_ is different from yours!
> yes it is.. that's called "mode"... in order toThat's a good point. And it brings up the question: why do we call
> communicate with someone, you must make clear your
> mode.. same happens with the latin alphabet wich is
> used in various "modes" through the world..
that thing a _mode_, when everybody else calls it an _orthography_?
Sure I know _orthography_ sounds like school, but at least everybody
knows what you mean. But by talking about a _mode_, we first have to
explain everybody what we mean.
- Ah! the penny drops. :)
Thanks for those explanations they have cleared the water a little.
I'm going to check out those previous posts now.