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'''Dís''' was a female [[Dwarves|Dwarf]], daughter of [[Thráin II]] and sister of [[Thorin Oakenshield]]. She was the mother of [[Fíli]] and [[Kili]], and the only dwarf-woman ever named by [[Tolkien]].
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'''Dís''' was a female [[Dwarves|Dwarf]], daughter of [[Thráin II]] and sister of [[Thorin Oakenshield]]. She was the mother of [[Fíli]] and [[Kíli]], and the only dwarf-woman ever named by [[Tolkien]].
  
 
Female Dwarves are rare in [[Middle-earth]], and seldom are seen outside. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.
 
Female Dwarves are rare in [[Middle-earth]], and seldom are seen outside. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:04, 9 February 2006

Dís was a female Dwarf, daughter of Thráin II and sister of Thorin Oakenshield. She was the mother of Fíli and Kíli, and the only dwarf-woman ever named by Tolkien.

Female Dwarves are rare in Middle-earth, and seldom are seen outside. When they are seen, they are often mistaken for male dwarves, because (according to rumour) they too have beards.