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Certh

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'''Certh''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''[[runes|rune]]''.  The plural is ''[[cirth]]''.  Words derived from ''certh'' include ''[[certhas]]'', "runic alphabet".
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'''Certh''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''[[runes|rune]]''.  The plural is ''[[cirth]]''.   
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==Etymology==
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[[Old Sindarin]] *''kirta'', root [[KIR]] "cut"
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==See also==
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Words derived from ''certh'' include ''[[certhas]]'', "runic alphabet".
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]]: ''[[certa]]'' (an adaptation)
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*[[Taliska]]?: ''[[skirdit]]''
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*[[Westron]]: ''[[iskirde]]''
  
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 01:40, 6 April 2009

Certh is the Sindarin word for rune. The plural is cirth.

Etymology

Old Sindarin *kirta, root KIR "cut"

See also

Words derived from certh include certhas, "runic alphabet".

Cognates