[lostlangs] Re: Hairo Script Brainstorming
|From:||Tristan Mc Leay <kesuari@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 4, 2004, 1:33|
Christian Thalmann wrote:
While I like the look, I didn't think, as a rule, Runes were allowed to
have both vertical and horizontal lines. Something about engraving into
wood, I understand.
For instance, note the absence of horizontal lines in Hungarian Runes:
Runes: <http://www.omniglot.com/writing/orkhon.htm>, and Germanic runes:
Tristan. | To be nobody-but-yourself in a world
kesuari at yahoo!.com.au | which is doing its best to, night and day,
| to make you everybody else---
| means to fight the hardest battle
| which any human being can fight;
| and never stop fighting.
| --- E. E. Cummings, "A Miscellany"
> OK, I've started assigning letters to phonemes now. It's
> vaguely featural and reminds me too much of Tengwar. Seems
> like Tolkien wasn't too original after all, ripping off his
> Elven alphabets from ancient inscriptions found in Central
> Europe... ;-)