Their own name for their language was Khuzdul, which is evidently simply ” Dwarvish”, the Dwarves calling themselves Khazâd (singular Khuzd). We read that. In the Dwarrow Scholar library you will find dictionaries and support documents, which are available freely, telling you all you need to know about Neo-Khuzdul. The below is the Neo-Khuzdul glossary which I created some time after (probably not very long after) “Durin’s song.” I have not added or amended anything.
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Head desk man, head desk! Also Pengolodh comments upon “the tradition that they have I might have looked over something.
Khuzdul – the secret tongue of the Dwarves
So, sadly in my opinion using Old Norse on inscriptions for dwarves is understandable, but a bit strange, as it was merely a language used in the books to render the language of the Northmen, which the dwarves used for their outer names.
Some points to take into account concerning these: Beyond the Forest – Lyrics. However, such vowels are not directly attested unless some of the u ‘s and e ‘s represent such vowels. We have a few adjectives: This form’s session has expired.
Thank you so much! I have actually begun translating the original Tolkien poem some time ago.
It is interesting to observe that it existed – but as the Dwarvish name of Nogrod – already at this time. Tolkien’s writings on the dwarves. I made a list of all the bi- and triconsonantal roots and their translations and grouped them by permutation djctionary. Z-N radicals of words for “dark, dim” RS: Nouns, verbs, adjectives etc.
FYI – the bad news is Khuzdul in the tBotFA. Thank you for all the material! In A Tolkien Compass p.
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January 20, at 2: Updated names in Map of Arda. Hope to see you there!
So, to clarify what we are talking about here. It is pretty clear you are not referring to Dwalin as khuzdl building, but as a builder.
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Zirak-zigil “Silvertine”, one of the mountains over Moria Sindarin Celebdil. As has already been mentioned, our Khuzdul corpus is very small. Couple of “rules” for translations.
December 15, at 3: June 5, at 7: In fact most of those words if not all do exists in the current dictionary, yet are often a second meaning of another word hence might not always be listed.
I’m a blacksmith and I’m doing a fantasy combat-ready dwarven war hammer and would like to call it “Havocforger” and engrave the name in runes on it.
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Your work is genuinely inspiring and so incredible! Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Suggested interpretations are “Old Silver” or “Old Spike”; see zirak. Unfortunately I never converted the neo-khuzdul lyrics of this song to any khuxdul alphabet, nor do I have any concrete plans to do so any time soon.
I know that Aule called Mahal by the Dwarves is the creator of their race, but he is not the supreme being of Middle Earth; that goes to Eru Illuvatar.
December 10, at 7: April 27, at 9: Zirak either “Silver” or more probably “Spike”, short name of Zirak-zigilcictionary. One of those new projects, with the aim to more easily share my insights on the Dwarves of Tolkien and take a much closer and a more direct approach with our fantastic community is Twitch. The material made available here is made available freely as a non-profit fan service.