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==Tolkien and Runes==
 
==Tolkien and Runes==
[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] decided that his [[races|people]]s of [[Arda]] would also use a similar script, and "Runes" are mentioned in his narratives.
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[[Tolkien]] decided that his [[races|people]]s of [[Arda]] would also use a similar script, and "Runes" are mentioned in his narratives.
  
 
In ''[[The Hobbit]]'', Tolkien used [[Old English]] runes, or [[wikipedia:Futhorc|Futhorc]], to display the writing of the [[Dwarves]] on the [[Thrór's Map]]; his Dwarves however were based mainly on Norse culture and [[Khuzdul|their language]] is influenced of Semitic languages.<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/khuzdul.htm Khuzdul]", ''[[Ardalambion]]''</ref> The texts of course are modern English, and display the use of [[Westron]] of [[Third Age]].
 
In ''[[The Hobbit]]'', Tolkien used [[Old English]] runes, or [[wikipedia:Futhorc|Futhorc]], to display the writing of the [[Dwarves]] on the [[Thrór's Map]]; his Dwarves however were based mainly on Norse culture and [[Khuzdul|their language]] is influenced of Semitic languages.<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/khuzdul.htm Khuzdul]", ''[[Ardalambion]]''</ref> The texts of course are modern English, and display the use of [[Westron]] of [[Third Age]].

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