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'''dûm''' means "hall, mansions" and/or "excavations" in [[Khuzdul]].
 
'''dûm''' means "hall, mansions" and/or "excavations" in [[Khuzdul]].
  
It is seen in the name [[Khazad-dûm]], the name of [[Moria]]
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It is seen in the name [[Moria|Khazad-dûm]], the name of [[Moria]]
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
It is possible that the actual form of the word is *''tumum'' (root *T-M-M); the form ''dûm'' is assimilated (from ''[[Khazad]]-'').<ref>''[http://www.forodrim.org/daeron/md_khuzdul.html An analysis of Dwarvish]'' by Magnus Åberg; he bases this on the word [[Tumunzahar]]</ref>
 
It is possible that the actual form of the word is *''tumum'' (root *T-M-M); the form ''dûm'' is assimilated (from ''[[Khazad]]-'').<ref>''[http://www.forodrim.org/daeron/md_khuzdul.html An analysis of Dwarvish]'' by Magnus Åberg; he bases this on the word [[Tumunzahar]]</ref>

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dûm means "hall, mansions" and/or "excavations" in Khuzdul.

It is seen in the name Khazad-dûm, the name of Moria

[edit] Etymology

It is possible that the actual form of the word is *tumum (root *T-M-M); the form dûm is assimilated (from Khazad-).[1]

[edit] References

  1. An analysis of Dwarvish by Magnus Åberg; he bases this on the word Tumunzahar