The poor old Quenya Pronunciation Guide hadn’t been updated in about a decade. Now it’s got recordings (thanks to Bailey for R-rolling duty!), Tengwar (thanks to Shihali for fixing those old fonts!), and the fancy new information we learned from Parma Eldalamberon #19 and #22. This is in preparation for
New Website, Massive Updates
Hello everyone! It has been a long, long, long, year. I graduated from college at long last, got a job, quit that job, and somehow, amidst all of that, I finished modernizing the website. My good friend Phil Smith has moved on to follow his own writing projects (should be
Aduna and an Essay
I finished the research on Adûna pronunciation… 2 years ago? A while ago, anyways. I forgot to make a pronunciation guide page for it. Without further ado, here it is! Adûna Pronunciation You’ll notice that there aren’t any notes on the stress patterns. Unfortunately, Tolkien never described them. I also
Phrasebook Database, version 2.0 I added a few phrases to them, and added a new column for the new, simpler pronunciation guide. Let me know what you think! And let me know if you find any errors. There are bound to be a few that slipped through the cracks, as
Pronunciation Guides – Your Input Please!
I’m trying to make my pronunciation guides easier for people who aren’t familiar with IPA. Please check them out here (Quenya) and here (Sindarin). Let me know what you think! Thanks!
The Noldorin Names were a mess. I’m replacing them with Exilic names, which are taking forever to put together. Also, I put together a quick little index for the pronunciation guides so people can find them a little more easily.
Some of you may know this already, but last Saint Nicolas’ Day, my grandfather died. We were quite close. He was a brilliant anthropologist and quite gifted at learning languages. If you want to know more about him, do a search on Frank Bessac. I miss him terribly, to the
There’s finally a Quenya pronunciation page! It only took me seven years to make it. Still working on Exilic names. I’ve finally found a format that I think might work. There may be some beta testing in the future. Galu!
Hello folks! It’s about time I made another newsletter, isn’t it? While I haven’t been writing newsletters, I have been making updates. Lots of them. In January, I attempted to switch servers, because some of the pages were mysteriously disappearing. The server change didn’t help anything, so I went back