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Húrin’s threat

  
Tôl acharn!
Vengeance comes!

This short word occurs in the tale The Wanderings of Húrin, in The War of the Jewels p. 254. The meaning is given immediately after the Sindarin phrase. A note p. 301 states that there exists an alternative version Tûl acharn.

The text is transcribed in tengwar or “letters of Fëanor” according to the mode of Beleriand created by Tolkien and illustrated for instance by the Moria gate inscription in The Lord of the Rings, book II, chapter 4. We made use of Måns Björkman Berg’s typeface Tengwar Parmaite.  Open this mode in Glaemscribe

Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel. The War of the Jewels: The Later Silmarillion, part two – The Legends of Beleriand. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. London: HarperCollins, 1995. 470 p. (The History of Middle-earth; XI). ISBN 0-261-10324-5.

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