Angerthas Moria:

Below is a table containing the standard Cirth letters and their Angerthas Moria values:

-These letters are not used with the Angerthas Moria mode.
'Letter #35 represented a glottal stop sound.
*The values for these letters are sometimes swapped so that letters #34 & #35 represent the s sound, and #54 represents the h sound.
[1]Letter #55 represented a schwa sound. A schwa is an unstressed vowel that can be spelled with any vowel in English orthography. The schwa occurs only in unstressed syllables.
[2]Letter #56 represented a sound similar to the schwa. This sound occurs only in stressed syllables.


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