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Re: Tengwar Mode: German

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Sunday, January 5, 2003, 16:04
On Sun, 5 Jan 2003 10:10:52 +0000 (GMT) Mark A Miles
<nine9@...> writes:
> On Sat, 4 Jan 2003, wrote: > > I don't know German, but the system looks good! Although i feel > bad for > > |w| /v/, stuck in a row all by itself. :-P Why did you use the > 'doubled > > S' letter for |z|, instead of a 'T + s-curl' combination like > > |x|?
> Because a German Z is like 'ts'--e.g. Zeitgeist is pronounced > tsayt'gayst. > -Mark
- Exactly! That's what i meant. If "x" (ks) can be encoded as |K + S-curl|, then "z" (ts) could be encoded as |T + S-curl|. -Stephen (Steg) "there is darkness all around us; but if darkness *is*, and the darkness is of the forest, then the darkness must be good." ~ song of the BaMbuti in troubled times