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Mazarbul (word)

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The name Mazarbul refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Mazarbul (disambiguation).

Mazarbul means "written documents, records" in Khuzdul.

[edit] Etymology

The word has a probable root *ZRB, "write, inscribe".[1]

If so, it also contains a prefix ma- which perhaps denotes perfect tense, and the suffix -ul.[2]

[edit] See also


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 47
  2. Magnus Auberg, An analysis of Dwarvish