Re: various markings
- Danny teithant:
> >Yes I know that if the vowel stands alone you wouldAnd then there is that strange method of placing the long carrier
> >use the long vowel holder, but when using it as
> >a tehtar I put a dot underneath the consanant
> >the vowel is placed above when long or drawn out,
> >is this correct?
> This is only correct in some English modes. In Q and S tehta modes, a
> long vowel tehta is placed over the long carrier. In Q (and Black
> Speech), it is also possible to represent long e, o, u and i
> by doubling the tehtar. This is seldom done for 'i', but it is attested.
> It's probably okay to use doubled tehtar to represent long vowels in
> Sindarin, but we have no examples. In the Sindrin mode of Beleriand, a
> long vowel are marked with the acute accent ( ´ ) over the vowel
under the tengwa which bears the tehta in DTS 51, the Old English mode
with a tengwa-tehta order similar to the Quenya mode.
I didn't know there were any doubled long i-sounds attested, very
interesting. I'd be very glad to know where this is.
- Teithant Alf:
> I didn't know there were any doubled long i-sounds attested, veryThere is a fragment of 'Namárie' (listed as DTS55 by Mellonath Daeron)
> interesting. I'd be very glad to know where this is.
which represents all long consonants except 'á' by doubled tehtar.
Cuio mae, Danny.