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'''''Khazâd''''' was the [[Dwarves]]' name for their own kind, in the Dwarvish language [[Khuzdul]]. The word can be seen in the Dwarvish name for [[Moria]], '[[Khazad-dûm]]'.
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'''''Khuzd''''' pl. '''''Khazâd''''' was the [[Khuzdul]] word for the "[[Dwarves]]".  
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==Etymology==
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The word comes from the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] Kh-Z-D; it is also visible in the words ''[[Khuzdul]]'' and perhaps ''[[Nulukkizdîn|Nulukkhizdîn]]''.
  
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==Derivatives==
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The plural form ''Khazâd'' is the basis of [[Quenya]] ''[[casar]]'' and [[Sindarin]] ''[[hadhod]]''.
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The [[Adûnaic]] word ''[[hazad]]'', meaning "seven", is presumably also related.
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==Examples==
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* [[Khazad-dûm]]
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* [[Baruk Khazâd! Khazâd ai-mênu!]]
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==Other versions==
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In earlier versions, the plural was ''Khuzûd'' <ref>{{HM|LR}} pp.274, 278</ref>
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[[Category:Khuzdul words]]
 
[[Category:Khuzdul words]]
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[[fr:encyclo/peuples/nains/khazad]]

Revision as of 07:54, 21 July 2012

Main article: Dwarves

Khuzd pl. Khazâd was the Khuzdul word for the "Dwarves".

Etymology

The word comes from the Root Kh-Z-D; it is also visible in the words Khuzdul and perhaps Nulukkhizdîn.

Derivatives

The plural form Khazâd is the basis of Quenya casar and Sindarin hadhod.

The Adûnaic word hazad, meaning "seven", is presumably also related.

Examples

Other versions

In earlier versions, the plural was Khuzûd [1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings pp.274, 278