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[lostlangs] Re: Hairo Script Brainstorming

From:Tristan Mc Leay <kesuari@...>
Date:Sunday, July 4, 2004, 1:33
Christian Thalmann wrote:
> 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... ;-) > >
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: <>, Orkhon/Turkic Runes: <>, and Germanic runes: <>. -- Tristan. | To be nobody-but-yourself in a world kesuari at yahoo! | 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"


Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>