3) Blend – th. In Old English, along with the evolution of type writers and the French, somewhere down the track it became modified to look like and take the characterisation of Y. So OE signs with “Ye” is “The”. Neat evolution.
4) Interesting this. There’s usually 2 ‘a’ characters for two sounds. As in ‘ash’ and as in ‘oak’. Germanic Futhark (this) uses just one. (07/11/13) I use the other in my normal alphabet (si sans tehtar.)
Usually with ‘futhark’, it is written as any variation of th and t, h, then o or a then k or c.
5) Note direction. Must sort this thing out for my convenient alphabet or keep multiple yet recognized forms (for complications.)
6) The k and c puzzle again. Good to note k is used here.
8) Accurate. Note direction.
9) Single diagonal stroke. Noted. H is oddly inconsistent in the amount of variations. I’m surprised at how consistent and widespread these variations appear.
12) ‘Useless’ J. Nice to see it used in an alphabet, not non-existent or doubled with the characterisation for I. Oddly built rune for it – too ‘fancy’. A relation to k + k inverted? Sound similarities? Must check link.
13) Too much unknown to attempt to annotate.
14) Read somewhere this was similar to P in the Greek alphabet? Or there’s some link to Greek? Slightly ‘fancy’ and complicated.
15) ‘Useless’ letter again. Not sure why it exists. Rune is used for multiple letters, but references to Z always use this (or upside down one?)
17) Good. Variations are minimal.
18) I wonder why B is here and later gets bumped to near the top of the modern Latin alphabet. Why is it so important? Note how developed (en compare de maintenant). Note direction.
21) Very consistent. Curious as to why there is far too little variation occuring over the evolution of this letter.
22) Nice to see such a seemingly complicated sound blend present so early in the evolution of the language. Singen? – german verb has brought the conjugation of sing, sang, sung to english. (Very few english verbs follow this pattern. Only ones that do are from German.) Ng makes sense to occur in the Common Germanic Futhark. How did Sing get so far away from Chant? Also see the rune as a square (same sizing).
23) Consistent enough although is often seen as (best described as) The rune for W here, the triangle is midway down the left vertical stick and another vertical stick (right side) parallel to the first stick and the point of the triangle touches the midway of the stick (right).
24) See as o, oo etc. Maybe ou? Usually not used for O though. Odd in that respect. I don’t like the rune. Do not use.