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Example: "The Lord of the Rings" - Balin's Tomb, lower inscription

The first three lines of this inscription are written in the Dwarvish language Khuzdul, using the Angerthas Moria mode of the Cirth:

The last line of this inscription is written in English (representing the Common Tongue, Westron), using the Angerthas Erebor mode of the Cirth.

Sources:

"The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien
Volume I, "The Fellowship of the Ring"
Houghton-Mifflin
ISBN 0-395-27223-8

"The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien
Volume III, "The Return of the King", Appendix E
Houghton-Mifflin
ISBN 0-395-27221-1


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