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  • xeeniseit scripsit: > > Then I shouldn't ignore them either. The appendices say something interesting on hyarmen: That in the beginning it...
    xeeniseit May 15, 2003
  • xeeniseit scripsit: > > Then I shouldn't ignore them either. The appendices say something interesting on hyarmen: That in the beginning it...
    xeeniseit May 15, 2003
  • teithant xeeniseit: > Tell me at least a reason why you're ignoring the appendices. Then I shouldn't ignore them either. The appendices say something interesting on hyarmen: That in the...judge on that, as I don't know about Quenya etymology. Phonetically? This would seem strange to me, but maybe possible, but I'd like to have more evidence on it. suilaid xeeniseit
    xeeniseit May 13, 2003
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  • ...parma, but it was way too late. And borrowing it is a very complicated t= hing, if you don't find any copy in your country. suilaid xeeniseit
    xeeniseit May 13, 2003
  • teithant xeeniseit: >> The appendices say that all additional letters but lambe and silme are modifications of another tengwa. What other tengwa could...
    xeeniseit May 11, 2003
  • ...modes). It only changes the meaning of the lúvar, but the change is more or less regular: A doubled lúva means (pre)nasalisation. xeeniseit teithant: >> And if yanta is a modification of anna (of what other tengwa could it be a modification?), we can assume that in the...
    xeeniseit May 8, 2003
  • teithant xeeniseit >> BTW, anybody ever found a possible explanation why yanta is used and not anna, as it is the case in other tehtar modes with...
    xeeniseit May 8, 2003
  • So we all seem to agree that in the mode of the Moria gate (AKA mode of Beleriand), consonantal y is written with a long carrier. Gildir teithant: > And in KL-III (DTS 49), initial i- is written with Yanta. BTW, anybody ever found a possible explanation why yanta is used and not anna, as it is the case in other tehtar modes with the same témar distribution (e.g. DTS 10 or DTS 39...
    xeeniseit May 7, 2003
  • AFAIK there's no example of any (syllable-initial) consonantal y in "full writing" Sindarin modes. I see two possibilities: Either we write it all the same like i (so it'd look like "i"), or we write it with a long carrier, generalising the usage of other (English) full writing modes. I rather tend towards the second, because I like the idea that long carrier = consonantal y is...
    xeeniseit Apr 30, 2003
  • Another particular problem with many tengwar fonts: The u-shaped version of anna is distinct from normal anna. It is required for one of my favoured Tolkien modes: The later version of the phonetic mode, e.g. found on the Treebeard page.
    xeeniseit Apr 25, 2003