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Inscription on the tomb of Balin in Moria
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Khuzdul
Cirth

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Balin Fundinul
Balin son of Fundin
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Uzbad Khazad-dûmu
Lord of Moria

Commentary
Source: The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter 4.

The text is transcribed in Elvish runes or cirth according to Tolkien’s given valuation in the Angerthas Moria. We made use of Daniel Steven Smith’s typeface Cirth Erebor.

References
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel. The Lord of the Rings. London: HarperCollins, 1999. 3 vol. ISBN 0-261-10235-1.

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