Re: [elfscript2] Some PE20 alternate interpretations and errata
- Mar 5, 2013 Expand MessagesView SourceOn 2013-03-05, at 10:48, Arden R. Smith wrote:
> On Mar 4, 2013, at 10:12 AM, j_mach_wust wrote:I think _k_ would be just quesse, while _kw_ would really be quesse with w-tehta (in Q12, probably a plain left curl). While this is an unusual tehta to be missing (unlike, say, a single dot), it is not totally unheared of, cf. Q8b, line 10, and Q39c, line 6.
>> Q12a, line 12: I think a more plausible reading is "question", not
>> "catheter", especially since the table establishes suule as "s".
> I should add that even though I'm convinced that Mach's interpretation
> here is absolutely correct, the spelling itself is problematic. Since
> we have calma representing English <ch> and quesse representing
> English <qu>, how would <k> be spelt in this mode?