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Re: Some help with Tengwar

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  • machhezan
    ... What a pity! ... I suppose you mean the silent _e_, not a schwa, right? ... That s what interpretation is: We prete our undetstanding inter Tolkien s
    Message 1 of 12 , Jan 28, 2004
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      Danny wrote:
      > I've seen very few: the Michael Endorion, this one, and a couple of
      > "Elen síla..." inscriptions. About the one above mentioned ... I
      > don't even remember who had that book!

      What a pity!

      > >Of course, that final schwa is only found in phonetic
      > >modes, while silent _e_ is a characteristic of ortho-
      > >graphic writing
      >
      > I still think the schwa that is written 'e' in English is most
      > logically represented by the under-dot in the tehta mode as it is
      > in the KL orthographic mode.

      I suppose you mean the silent _e_, not a schwa, right?

      > >The way I try to use the tengwar is sticking as much as
      > >possible to J. R. R. Tolkien's own examples, so Chris-
      > >topher's tengwar modes don't count more than any other
      > >secondary tengwar mode.
      >
      > I agree, though not everyone interprets data from JRRT's attested
      > examples in the same way, as we've discovered! ;-)

      That's what interpretation is: We prete our undetstanding inter
      Tolkien's lines. ;) Though I'd say it's only very very few cases
      where we don't agree.

      suilaid
      j. 'mach' wust
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