Re: Tengwar Mode: German
|From:||Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 6, 2003, 13:44|
--- In email@example.com, bnathyuw <bnathyuw@Y...> wrote:
> my only question would be on the use of one symbol for
> |e| [E], |e| [e] and |e| [@]. the first two i can
> understand, but the third ? or is this just that as a
> non teutophone i think of it as a different sound ?
Yeah, it's probably your being non-teutophone. =P As far
as I can tell, |e| and only |e| can schwaify in German,
and does so consistently. That's the reason why, unlike
native speakers, Germans never spell "definite" as
"definate" and "capital" as "capitol", or confound "effect"
-- Christian Thalmann
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