Re: _Journey_ in Tengwar
> I've exposed such an explanation that favours vala and reserves theCertainly possible. But I think there's a simpler explanation. I
> use of the separate short carrier for proper names.
always prefered thinking of it "as a man from Gondor would write."
The way that inscription is written would certainly fit the
description in Appendix E, where it is described as being written by
someone "hesitating between familiar values in his mode and the
_traditional spelling of English_." The split form would certainly
follow traditional English spelling better than the one digraph form
of _Vala_+o-tehta. Your explanation seems to be more complicated than
Each to their own opinions I suppose.