Re: English mode
- 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.