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Cirth is an artificial script which was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien. for the constructed languages he devised and used in his works.

Cirth was created by Daeron, the minstrel of king Thingol of Doriath. Although they were later largely replaced by the Tengwar (which were enhanced and brought by Fëanor), it was adopted by Dwarves to write down their Khuzdûl language because its straight lines were better suited to carving than the curved strokes of the Tengwar. An example of Cirth is the inscription on Balin's tomb in Moria and the inscriptions at the title page of The Hobbit and on the top of the title pages for The Lord of the Rings.

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