From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Sep 13 2004 - 05:59:14 CDT
On 09/09/2004 22:59, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 17:07 -0400 2004-09-09, Dean Snyder wrote:
>> The vowel points in Hebrew are CHARACTERS,...
>> They are, for example, actually read sequentially, just like
>> one reads Latin consonants and vowels.
> A lot like Tengwar, really.
This is hardly surprising, because I am sure that JRR Tolkien was aware
of how Hebrew script works. Indeed according to one site I found
(http://www.cv81pl.freeserve.co.uk/tolkien.htm) he was a Hebrew scholar,
but this doesn't strike me as very reliable information.
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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