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Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!

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'''[[Baruk]] [[Khazâd]]! Khazâd [[ai-mênu]]!''' was a [[Khuzdul]] battlecry.  
 
'''[[Baruk]] [[Khazâd]]! Khazâd [[ai-mênu]]!''' was a [[Khuzdul]] battlecry.  
  
Though it is much older, the first recorded use was in the [[Battle of the Hornburg]]:  
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Though it was much older, the first recorded use was in the [[Battle of the Hornburg]]:  
  
 
<blockquote>''But a [[Gimli|small dark figure]] that none had observed sprang out of the shadows and gave a hoarse shout: ''Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!'' An axe swung and swept back. Two Orcs fell headless. The rest fled.'' {{ref|1}}</blockquote>
 
<blockquote>''But a [[Gimli|small dark figure]] that none had observed sprang out of the shadows and gave a hoarse shout: ''Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!'' An axe swung and swept back. Two Orcs fell headless. The rest fled.'' {{ref|1}}</blockquote>
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==Appearances in adaptations==
 
==Appearances in adaptations==
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Rarely heard at the moment when it was yelled, this battle-cry mainly serves to polish battle-scenes up.
 
[[Image:The Hobbit (2003) Balfor Baruk-Khazâd.JPG|thumb|250px||Balfor in the video game ''[[The Hobbit (2003 video game)|The Hobbit]]'']]
 
[[Image:The Hobbit (2003) Balfor Baruk-Khazâd.JPG|thumb|250px||Balfor in the video game ''[[The Hobbit (2003 video game)|The Hobbit]]'']]
In the [[1968]] [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|radio series]] of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', [[Thorin Oakenshield]] shouts "Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!" at the [[Battle of Five Armies]].  
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'''1968: ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|BBC Radio's The Hobbit]]'':'''
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:[[Thorin Oakenshield]] shouts ''Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!'' at the [[Battle of Five Armies]].  
  
In the [[1981]] [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio series]] of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[Gimli]] simply yells "Khazâd! Khazâd!" in the seventh chapter, "The King of the Golden Hall".
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'''1981: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|BBC Radio's The Lord of the Rings]]'':'''
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:[[Gimli]] simply yells ''Khazâd! Khazâd!'' in the seventh chapter, "The King of the Golden Hall".
  
Despite the movie's use of [[Khuzdul]] lines{{ref|3}}, ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'' does not use this battle-cry.  
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'''2001: ''[[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)|Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Rings]]'':'''
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:''Baruk Khazâd! To Battle!'' is a war-cry used by Gimli at the [[The Breaking of the Fellowship|skirmish at Amon Hen]].
  
"Baruk Khazâd! To Battle!" is a war-cry used by Gimli in ''[[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)|Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Rings]]'', at the [[The Breaking of the Fellowship|skirmish at Amon Hen]].
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'''2002: ''[[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]]'':'''
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:Despite the movie's use of [[Khuzdul]] lines{{ref|3}}, no Dwarvish battle-cry is heard at the [[Battle of the Hornburg]], or anywhere else, unless "Yaaaah!" is Dwarvish.
  
In the [[2003]] [[The Hobbit (2003 video game)|video game]] of ''The Hobbit'', the Dwarf Balfor shouts "Baruk-Khazâd" upon his release in the level "Riddles in the Dark".
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'''2003: ''[[The Hobbit (2003 video game)|Sierra's The Hobbit]]'''
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:The Dwarf Balfor shouts ''Baruk-Khazâd'' upon his release in the level "Riddles in the Dark".
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
# {{note|1}} [[The Two Towers]], [[Helm's Deep (chapter)|Helm's Deep]]
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# {{note|1}} ''[[The Two Towers]]'', [[Helm's Deep (chapter)|Helm's Deep]]
# {{note|2}} [[Appendix F]], I: The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age; Of Dwarves
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# {{note|2}} ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[Appendix F]], I: The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age; Of Dwarves
 
# {{note|3}} "[http://www.elvish.org/gwaith/movie_fotr.htm#gimli Movie Dialogs]" by [[Ryszard Derdzinski]], ''[http://elvish.org/gwaith/movie.htm Gwaith i-Phethdain]''.
 
# {{note|3}} "[http://www.elvish.org/gwaith/movie_fotr.htm#gimli Movie Dialogs]" by [[Ryszard Derdzinski]], ''[http://elvish.org/gwaith/movie.htm Gwaith i-Phethdain]''.
  
 
[[Category: Khuzdul words]]
 
[[Category: Khuzdul words]]
 
[[Category:Battle-cries]]
 
[[Category:Battle-cries]]

Revision as of 08:56, 3 August 2008

Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu! was a Khuzdul battlecry.

Though it was much older, the first recorded use was in the Battle of the Hornburg:

But a small dark figure that none had observed sprang out of the shadows and gave a hoarse shout: Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu! An axe swung and swept back. Two Orcs fell headless. The rest fled. Template:Ref

Later, Gimli gave some variations on the battle-cry: Khazâd! Khazâd! and Khazâd ai-mênu!. The cry is translated "Axes of the Dwarves! The Dwarves are upon you!"Template:Ref.

Appearances in adaptations

Rarely heard at the moment when it was yelled, this battle-cry mainly serves to polish battle-scenes up.

Balfor in the video game The Hobbit

1968: BBC Radio's The Hobbit:

Thorin Oakenshield shouts Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu! at the Battle of Five Armies.

1981: BBC Radio's The Lord of the Rings:

Gimli simply yells Khazâd! Khazâd! in the seventh chapter, "The King of the Golden Hall".

2001: Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Rings:

Baruk Khazâd! To Battle! is a war-cry used by Gimli at the skirmish at Amon Hen.

2002: Peter Jackson's The Two Towers:

Despite the movie's use of Khuzdul linesTemplate:Ref, no Dwarvish battle-cry is heard at the Battle of the Hornburg, or anywhere else, unless "Yaaaah!" is Dwarvish.

2003: Sierra's The Hobbit

The Dwarf Balfor shouts Baruk-Khazâd upon his release in the level "Riddles in the Dark".

References

  1. Template:Note The Two Towers, Helm's Deep
  2. Template:Note The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, I: The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age; Of Dwarves
  3. Template:Note "Movie Dialogs" by Ryszard Derdzinski, Gwaith i-Phethdain.