- Teithant Aranel:
> Which is the correct way to write the omatehtar for A. as threegot
> dots or as three vertical dashes? Are both correct? I recently
> a tattoo of my name in elvish and the A is represented as threeThree dots. As a calligraphic variant in the inscription of the One
> dots. Thanks!
Ring, three strokes (one vertical, two diagonal) are used. I assume
that's what you meant by 'dashes'. In informal handwriting, a
circumflex accent was sometimes used for 'a'. In Quenya, the tehta
for 'a' could be left out altogether. But most commonly, three dots
Cuio mae, Danny.