Re: Hi, new member
Thanks for the scan; it is much appreciated and I will be waiting
for the transcription.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Matthew Wala <mwala@s...> wrote:
> I'm not sure who the below was talking to, but I have uploaded a
scan of the King's Letter Third Version. It is a 400-odd KB picture
titled scan0007.jpg. I will also be uploading a close transcript of
> j_mach_wust <machhezan@g...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Gregson Vaux" <gvaux@m...>
> > I have been given the advice to follow JRRT's original texts but
> > have one small problem. I only have the Lord of The Rings and
> > Hobbit. I don't know where to find the King's Letter and I don't
> > know what DTS followed by various numbers means. The Tengwar
> > Textbook talks about three English modes namely JRRT's CJRT's
> > the Common mode which is a mixture of the two.
> > I'll bet that JRRT's various tengwar samples are spead over a
> > of books and never clearly stated as simple rules. The nice
> > about the Tengwar Textbook is that it is all in one place and I
> > don't have to spend $250 to buy a stack of books.
> I was just in your place some years ago: They're all talking about
> these samples but how the heck am I going to get any of them!
> it turned out that they weren't either that hard to get or that
> expensive to pay. But they really turned out to be very helpful.
> can only advise you that you try to get them.
> > So, how many English modes are there? Is it possible that JRRT
> > just not being consistent between texts and this is treated as
> > separate modes? I can understand that one mode would use tehtar
> > another mode would use tenwar for vowels but beyond this, maybe
> > did a lot of experimenting.
> So he did. There's a good classification of the tengwar modes at
> Björkman's site Amanye Tenceli:
> There's also a detailed overview on the different English modes at
> Ronald Kyrmse site (the "Table of Modes" at the bottom):
> > What I am trying to do is follow some
> > simple rules so that when I write with tengwar, other people
> > understand what I have written.
> The easiest way to write English with tengwar in a way consistent
> Tolkien's example is following the examples of DTS 10 and 13, as
> described to you.
> j. 'mach' wust
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