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Sarati Sarati alphabet

J.R.R. Tolkien created many languages throughout his life. He wrote in one of his letters that the tales of Middle-earth (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarilion) grew from these languages, rather than the languages being created for use in the stories.

Tolkien also created a number of different alphabets to write his languages - the Sarati alphabet only appears in a small number of inscriptions in the tales of Middle-earth.

Notable features

Sarati alphabet


Sarati consonants

Vowel diacritics

Sarati vowel diacritics

Sample text

Sample text in the Sarati alphabet



Information about Sarati (includes a free font)

Information on how Sarati can be used to write Quenya

Tolkien's Middle-earth alphabets, by Dan Smith

Hebrew modes for Sarati, by Yehuda Ronen

Sarati typewriter, by Ethan Deneault

Tolkien's alphabets and languages

Cirth, Sarati, Tengwar for Quenya, Tengwar for Sindarin, Uruk Runes, Tolkien-related links, Books about Tolkien's invented languages, Tolkien's books in various languages

Fictional alphabets