After the publication of Parma Eldalamberon #22, and the new data therein, I decided that while working on the new version of the website, I could put together a wordpress version of this website too. I did, and I discovered that I can do some really amazing stuff with wordpress
So, the edits I made last time to the Sindarin plural-mutation lesson (chapter 5 lesson 1) embarked me on an odyssey to find out more. With the help of Roman Rausch on the Google+ community “Languages of Middle-earth” I present to you the newly edited and up-to-date version. It also
Sindarin Class Starts!
Sindarin classes start again today for the summer. Or, technically they do in 15 minutes, but who’s counting? Other than me? So, to get ready, I’ve been doing some frantic editing. Even more frantic when I found the edits I’d done on Chapter 7 Lesson 5 had been lost somehow.
Just a warning (and hopefully so I don’t get a lot of panicked e-mails) The Sindarin textbook is getting some revisions to its structure and database – so things are going to be wonky for a few hours while I do updates. The updates to the textbook are as follows:
Elven Writing and Do Not
I’ve been making some rapid edits to the textbook over the past week. I just finished replacing the poorly hand-drawn Tengwar, Tîw, and Cirth from Chapter 2 of Your Sindarin Textbook. I also did some more research on Angerthas Daeron… and realized that I’d been using it like a dwarf
I fixed a small error in Chapter 7 Lesson 1. Don’t need to introduce I-Affection when it’s already introduced in Chapter 5!
I’ve been rewriting bits and pieces of the homework assignments throughout the semester, but today I rewrote some older assignments: Chapter 3 lesson 3 and 4 (a brand new lesson. Not new material, I just broke up lesson 3.) Chapter 6 lesson 2, and chapter 7 lesson 4 (I apparently
The homework assignments are all up! I also added a tiny section about I-Verbs used without any suffixes to become present participles.
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
As some of you may know, my website was kicked offline last month because it apparently had run out of bandwidth. To set the record straight: No it hadn’t run out of bandwidth. There was a problem with the server’s ability to tally the usage of my website, making it