Tengwar Hungarian

Tengwar mode for Hungarian    The Tengwar mode for Hungarian was devised by Radványi Balázs with suggestions and consultation from some experts of Hungarian Tolkien Society. It is 90% based on Tolkien’s phonetic manuscripts, and 10% on their own ideas and intuitions, but strictly following the Tengwar phonetic rules. Tengwar mode for Hungarian Sample text…

Tengwar Welsh

Tengwar alphabet for Welsh   The Tengwar alphabet is well suited to writing Welsh, possibly because Tolkien based Sindarin, one of the languages he invented, partly on Welsh. The version below is similar to the Sindarin mode and was devised by Simon Ager, the author of this site. Please note: Welsh is normally written with…

Tengwar

Tengwar    Origin J.R.R. Tolkien created many languages throughout his life. He wrote in one of his letters that the tales of Middle-earth (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, etc) grew from these languages, rather than the languages being created for use in the stories. Tolkien also created a number of different…

Tengwares

Tengwar for Spanish    This is a method of writing Spanish using Tolkien’s Tengwar alphabet devised by Edvin. He has based his method on Quenya and believes it is a more efficent system than other methods, which are based on Sindarin and have many “dead letters”. Notable features Type of writing system: vocalised abjad Direction…

Tengwaresla

Tengwar for Latin American Spanish    This is a method of writing Latin American Spanish using Tolkien’s Tengwar alphabet devised by Exelsus. He has based his method strictly on Quenya from the third age, and believes it keeps a good balance between orthography and pronunciation and a good compatibility with the original Quenya. With few…

Tennent

Tennent    Tennent is an alternative alphabet for English created by Brendan Tennent. It is modelled on the Chinese and Mongolian Seal scripts. Notable features Type of writing system: alphabet Direction of writing: left to right in vertical columns running from top to bottom Used to write: English Tennent script Sample text in Tennent Transliteration…

Ter Sami

Ter Sámi (Са̄мь кӣлл / saa’mekiill) Ter Sámi is an Easter Sámi language spoken in the northeast of the Kola Peninsula in Russia. In 2010 only two people spoke this language. At the end of the 19th century about 450 people spoke Ter Sámi in six villages in the east of the Kola Peninsula. During…

Tersive

Tersive Shorthand     Tersive Shorthand is a cursive shorthand system for American English developed by Troy Heninger. It is cursive in that letters are connected together into words, and words are separated by a small space. Troy developed Tersive Shorthand after trying Gregg and Pitman shorthand and finding them unsatisfactory. He actually created a…

Thaana

Thaana script Origin The Thaana script was developed during the 18th century by an unknown inventor. It first appeared in government documents in 1703 and replaced an older alphabet known as Dhives akuru. Some of the Taana letters were derived from Dhives akuru, while others were modelled on Arabic numerals. Vowel indication is modelled on…

Thai

Thai alphabet (ตัวอักษรไทย) Origin The Thai alphabet was probably derived from, or at least influenced by, the Old Khmer alphabet. According to tradition it was created in 1283 by King Ramkhamhaeng (พ่อขุนรามคำแหงมหาราช). Notable features This is a syllabic alphabet consisting of 44 basic consonants, each with an inherent vowel: [o] in medial position and [a]…