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quantum1423
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Post Tengwar mode for Japanese
on: January 22, 2013 07:32
Japanese has a phonological system unusually suited for the Tengwar. All syllables are either V or CV (C=consonant, V=vowel), which leads to extremely nice usage of tehtar. Also, the vowel A appears WAY more than other vowels, leading to more simplification of the tehtar. Finally, there are much more Tengwar than sounds in Japanese so we can use only well-formed ones (bye, hyarmen etc).

So rather than give a detailed description of the mode just now, let's listen to a Japanese song and follow on with its TENGWAR lyrics:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jor_msSoXg
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Note: The mode contains quite a few peculiarities not found in any Tolkienite mode but well suited for Japanese. Can you find them?
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Post Re: Tengwar mode for Japanese
on: March 02, 2013 03:00
This is so cool. I don't speak Japanese myself, but it's great to see Tengwar being expanded to other languages. You should submit this to omniglot.com.
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Post Re: Tengwar mode for Japanese
on: March 04, 2013 05:19
You should contact Måns Björkman through his Elven scripts site: http://at.mansbjorkman.net/
Yassë engë lómë, anarties calali.
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