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'''''Khazâd''''' was the [[Khuzdul]] word for "Dwarves". Its corresponding singular is '''Khuzd'''. The stem Kh-Z-D is also visible in the words ''Khuzdul'' and ''Nulukkhizdîn'', and is the basis of [[Quenya]] ''[[Casarrondo|casar]]'' and [[Sindarin]] ''[[Hadhodrond|hadhod]]''. The [[Adûnaic]] word ''hazad'', meaning "seven", is presumably also related.
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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 [[root]] Kh-Z-D; it is also visible in the words ''[[Khuzdul]]'' and perhaps ''[[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.
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* [[Khazad-dûm]]
 
* [[Khazad-dûm]]

Revision as of 22:16, 8 April 2009

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