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'''Tehtar''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈteçtar]}}; singular '''Tehta''') are a series of signs and symbols used when writing with the [[Tengwar]], consisting of a variety of dots, curls and other marks written above or below [[Elvish]] letters. Most commonly, they were used to represent vowel-sounds, since [[Fëanorian script]] as it was commonly used did not provide characters to represent vowels.
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'''Tehtar''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈteçtar]}}; singular '''Tehta''') are a series of signs and symbols used when writing with the [[Tengwar]], consisting of a variety of dots, curls and other marks written above or below [[Elvish]] letters. Most commonly, they were used to represent vowel-sounds, since [[Tengwar|Fëanorian script]] as it was commonly used did not provide characters to represent vowels.
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Revision as of 17:32, 8 August 2011

Tehtar (Q, pron. [ˈteçtar]; singular Tehta) are a series of signs and symbols used when writing with the Tengwar, consisting of a variety of dots, curls and other marks written above or below Elvish letters. Most commonly, they were used to represent vowel-sounds, since Fëanorian script as it was commonly used did not provide characters to represent vowels.