Re: [elfscript] consonantal y in "full" Sindarin
- Teithant Gildir:
>And in KL-III (DTS 49), initial i- is written with Yanta.However, the question was about FULL WRITING Sindarin modes. The use of
>It must be presumed that Tolkien considered
>KL-I and KL-II as drafts, and KL-III as more or
>less canonical. So we should follow it more than
yanta as 'i-' ('y-') in KL-III is immaterial: KL-III was written in a
tehta mode, and in all known full writing Sindarin specimina yanta was
used for 'e', not 'i-'. Judging from the use of the long carrier in KL-I
and various English full writing modes as devised by Tolkien himself, I
believe that the long carrier is the most logical choice. Besides, it
wasn't used for anyhing else that we know of.
Cuio mae, Danny.