From: Julian Bradfield (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Mar 16 2009 - 03:35:11 CST
On 2009-03-16, Jonathan Coxhead <email@example.com> wrote:
> Everything matches up nicely according to the Wikipedia article on the
> Futhorc, except that I can only find 1 rune (ᚳ) to stand for both C and
> K. In the edition I have, it looks like Tolkien used 2 different runes:
> the rune for K having an extra corner, like a knee, in the diagonal stroke.
> Are these 2 different runes encoded separately in Unicode? Or is Tolkien
> exercising artistic licence? Or is there a case for encoding a new rune
> for K?
I don't think Tolkien's rune with a "knee" existed in the real world -
I'll have a look in Page when I get home.
For coding purposes, you could probably regard it as a glyphic variant
of the "calc" rune ᛣ (U+16E3, missing in the font I'm using!).
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