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Paul Strack Mar 11, 2018 (16:23)

I've release Eldamo 0.6.2.

Since the data entry is mostly done, this update is still focused on cleanup. In particular, I entered a lot of "variant" forms, this time for Early Quenya, Early Noldorin and Gnomish, so they would show up in searches. For example, ᴱQ. vanga "staff" as a variant of vandl:

I’ve also added support "wildcard" searches using "*". You can search for "si*f" and it will find silef and silif. So far I find it's ... not very useful. There are very few cases where the existing "match start", "match end" and "match interior" don't already do what I want. However, I expect wildcards will become more useful if/when I add support for AND/OR keywords, so I am leaving it in.

Finally, I've changed my approach to Neo-Eldarin somewhat. In particular, by default I am excluding all early-period words (1910-1930), and I am treating any "rescued" words from that period as Neologisms. I am doing this for two reasons:

1) I think this is a more accurate reflection of the level of acceptance that the early words have within the community at large.

2) By having a separate ᴺQ. or ᴺS. entry for every rescued word, it allows me to properly "re-etymologize" within the context of later-period roots and phonology.

For example, ᴺQ. tyurmë "cheese" is treated as a neologism, even though it simple a re-used Early Quenya word, so that it can be re-etymologized as the derivative of a (hypothetical) neo-primitive root ᴺ√KYUR "curdle".
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Lokyt L. Mar 12, 2018 (19:15)

dunuin/ardwiniel/gwinarn still not there :)

But thanks for the wildcard.

Paul Strack Mar 13, 2018 (00:51)

Lokyt L. Mar 13, 2018 (13:18)

Ah, I see. No problem, thanks :)