CHAT: R: CHAT: Re: Nur-ellen universes (was Re: Barukh "Susa'i" ben-Yohhanan?)
|Date:||Wednesday, August 30, 2000, 19:36|
> > Daniel wrote:
> > > Hehe. So how would you explain that Quenya is based so much
> > > on Finnish? I think quite a few Eldar would be very upset
> > > by your claim. ;)
> > Well, this were my impressions... not that you have to take themseriously,
> > it's only a way I made up myself to interpreter Tolkien's mythology whenI
> > didn't know what Quenya and Sindarin sounded like. Indeed some asectsseem
> > too childish now that I know quite a good part of the background.
> Sorry. I was only kidding. Hence the ";)". I didn't mean to offend
> you. I'm very sorry if I did.
Surely you did *not*! I said myself my theory seems childish and that I
developped it when I did not know very much. Well, I'd retain some traits -
I like the idea of placing the Middle Earth in Scandinavia! - but not the
whole picture I made up! Feel free to comment as you want.
Well, as for me I thought I had offended the Finnish members of the list
so... here are my excuses : )