Dwarves of Khazad-dûm

   Durin's Folk in their ancient home.
   The Dwarves of Durin's Folk who mined and worked mithril for long ages in the halls of Khazad-dûm, and who had the friendship of the Elves of Eregion during the Second Age.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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  • Khazad-dûm —  / Khazad dum    The great mansions of the Dwarves of Durin s race in the Misty Mountains (Hadhodrond, Moria). See Khazâd; dûm is probably a plural or collective, meaning excavations, halls, mansions .        The Mansions of Durin and his Kin.… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • King of Khazad-dûm —    Ruler of Durin s city in the Misty Mountains.    The title taken by the rulers of Khazad dûm, the greatest and most opulent Dwarf city of all time. The Kings were descended in line from Durin I, called the Deathless, who founded the city in… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Khazâd —  / Khazad    The race of Dwarves.    The Dwarves name for their own kind, in the Dwarvish language Khuzdul; seen in the Dwarvish name for Moria, Khazad dûm …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Dwarves —  / Dwarf    The Children of Aulë.         Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd aimênu! ( Axes of the Dwarves! The Dwarves are upon you! The battle cry of the Dwarves; from The Lord of the Rings Appendix F I, Of Other Races: Dwarves)        Unlike Elves and Men,… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • Dwarves of Moria —    The Longbeards of old Khazad dûm.    The Dwarves of Durin s Folk who with Durin the Deathless founded Moria, and dwelt there for long ages until the awakening of Durin s Bane …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • List of Middle-earth Dwarves — This is a list of Dwarves from J. R. R. Tolkien s fictional universe of Middle earth. Contents 1 A 1.1 Azaghâl 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Fathers of the Dwarves — In the Norse Mythology and in J. R. R. Tolkien s fictional universe of Middle earth, the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves were the first of their race.It is told in The Silmarillion that the Vala Aulë created the Dwarves because he was impatient for… …   Wikipedia

  • Moria (Middle-earth) — Moria Place from J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium Other names Khazad dûm Hadhodrond Dwarrowdelf Description Greatest of the dwellings of the Dwarves Location Moria Founder …   Wikipedia

  • Durin — This article is about characters in J.R.R. Tolkien s legendarium. For other uses, see Durin (Norse mythology) or for the Shannara character, see Durin Elessedil. Durin is the name of seven Kings of Dwarves in J. R. R. Tolkien s legendarium. They… …   Wikipedia

  • Mithril — This article is about the metal in Tolkien s mythos. For other uses, see Mithril (disambiguation). Mithril is a fictional metal, originally used in J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth fantasy writings. It is described as silvery and stronger than… …   Wikipedia

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