High Elven alphabet (contemporary)

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This is about the contemporary alphabet. For the family alphabets, see High Elven alphabet (alphabet family)

The Contemporary High Elven alphabet is the variant of the High Elven alphabet used for the contemporary variant of the High Elven language.

The letters

The current High Elven alphabet is little diferent than its predecessor, leaving little to be said. Just like in its predecessor, 「c g sc」 normally stand for the velar /k g~ɣ~ʝ sk/, except before 「i í e é」, where they stand for the palatal /t͡ʃ d͡ʒ~ʒ ʃ/. 「ch gh sch」 are used to represent the velar /k g~ɣ~ʝ sk/ before these front vowels, just as 「ci gi sci」 are used to represent the palatal sounds before the back vowels 「a á o ó u ú」.

/ɥ/ is written 「yw」, even though it is typically pronounced [jyβ] or [wyβ].

Pictogram Letter name Letter value
Capital Minuscule Romanization Pronounciation Romanization Value Numerical value
(See Numerical system)
Mophus.svg Mophus s.svg mofó /mɔfoː/ m /m/ 1
Pequus.svg Pequus s.svg pequó /pɛkʷoː/ p /p/ 2
Bauvus.svg Bauvus s.svg bauó /bɑwoː/ b /b/ 3
Farránus.svg Farránus s.svg farránó /fɑrːæːnoː/ f /f/ 4
Norus.svg Norus s.svg noró /nɔroː/ n /n/, /ɲ/ 5
Tagom.svg Tagom s.svg tagó /tɑgoː/ t /t/, /t͡s/ 6
Dirum.svg Dirum s.svg deró /dɛróː/ d /d/ 7
Vuntus double.svg Vuntus double s.svg fantó /fɑntoː/ none, used as numeral only 8
Sélta.svg Sélta s.svg sélta /seːltɑ/ s /s/, /ʃ/ 9
(greater 1)
Zapha.svg Zapha s.svg zapha /d͡zɑfɑ/ z /d͡z~z/ 10
(greater 2)
Sarcus.svg Sarcus s.svg sarcó /sɑrkoː/ none, used as numeral only 11
(greater 3)
Lepha.svg Lepha s.svg lepha /lɛfɑ/ l /l/, /ʎ/ 12
(greater 4)
Rámum.svg Rámum s.svg rámó /ræːmoː/ r /r/ 13
(greater 5)
Carramfus.svg Carramfus s.svg karramfó /kɑrːɑmfoː/ k /k/ 14
(greater 6)
Cirrum.svg Cirrum s.svg cirró (guard) /t͡ʃɪrːoː/ c /k/, /t͡ʃ/, /ʃ/ 15
(greater 7)
Quallum.svg Quallum s.svg qualló /kʷɑlːoː/ q /k/ 16
(greater 8)
Gatus.svg Gatus s.svg gató /gɑtoː/ g /g/, /d͡ʒ/ none
Herrus.svg Herrus s.svg herró /hɛrːoː/ h /h/ Radix point
Amalus.svg Amalus s.svg amaló /ɑmɑloː/ a /ɑ/ Hexadecimal up
Ámálus.svg Ámálus s.svg ámáló /æːmæːloː/ á /æː/ none
Angum.svg Angum s.svg angó /ɑngoː/ none, used as numeral only 0
Enermus.svg Enermus s.svg enermó /ɛnɛrmoː/ e /ɛ/ Negative sign
Enermus.svg Enermus s.svg énérmó /eːneːrmoː/ é /eː/ none
Ilnom.svg Ilnom s.svg ilnó /ɪlnoː/ i /ɪ/, /j/ Octal up
Ílnom.svg Ílnom s.svg ílnum /iːlnoː/ í /iː/ none
Jilnom.svg Jilnom s.svg jelnó /d͡ʒɛlnoː/ j /d͡ʒ/ (loanwords and names only) none
Orranta.svg Orranta s.svg orranta /ɔrːɑntɑ/ o /ɔ/ Hexadecimal double
Órranta.svg Órranta s.svg óranta /oːrɑntɑ/ ó /oː/ none
Untus.svg Untus s.svg untó /ʊntoː/ u /ʊ/, /w/, /Cʷ/ none
Úntus.svg Úntus s.svg úntó /uːntoː/ ú /uː/ none
Vuntus.svg Vuntus s.svg vuntó /vʊntoː/ v /v/ Hexadecimal quad
Vuntus double.svg Vuntus double s.svg wuntó /wʊntoː/ w /w/, /Cʷ/ (loanwords and names only) initially none
Ydum.svg Ydum s.svg ydó /ɪdóː/ y /ɪ/, /j/ Ordinator
(optional, usually not written)
Ýdum.svg Ýdum s.svg ýdó /iːdũː/ ý /iː/ none

Input

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