Question about Quenya mode Tengwar
- When to use:
tengwa 17 against tengwa 19
tengwa 22 against tengwa 24
tengwa 29 against tengwa 30
tengwa 31 against tengwa 32
tengwa 33 against _halla_ (has no number)
I talk about Quenya mode only.
Thanks, Yehuda Ronen
- Yehuda Ronen wrote:
> When to use:Originally 19 was used for the sound _ng_ as in _king_, 17 for normal
> tengwa 17 against tengwa 19
_n_. In the Third Age, when _ng_ had mutated into _n_, 17 would probably
serve both for original _n_ and original _ng_.
> tengwa 22 against tengwa 24N:o 24 originally represtented _w_ and could still be used for this
sound in the Third Age, while 22 represented original _v_.
> tengwa 29 against tengwa 30These were simply variants of each other, but 30/32 were often used when
> tengwa 31 against tengwa 32
a tehta was placed above the tengwa.
> tengwa 33 against _halla_ (has no number)Tengwa 33 was the standard sign for breath _h_. <Halla> was "used before
a consonant to indicate that it was unvoiced and breathed; voiceless _r_
and _l_ were ususally so expressed and are transcribed _hr_, _hl_." (AppE)
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