Re: Tengwar Mode: German
|From:||Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 5, 2003, 17:24|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@J...> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Jan 2003 10:10:52 +0000 (GMT) Mark A Miles
> <nine9@u...> writes:
> > On Sat, 4 Jan 2003, draqonfayir@j... 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|.
I have now relocated both /ks/ and /ts/ onto the double-stem
tengwar, along with the new /pf/. You're right, it was a
bit inconsistent before.
-- Christian Thalmann