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DWARVEN DICTIONARY

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FROM THE "DWARVES DEEP" FR11 ACCESSORY
A G
ae: gold glor: lake
aelin: gold-work gordul: gods forfend, or gods, look at this!
agland: sword (an oath of amazement or despair)
alagh: battle-glory, valor glander: gems, including uncut natural
ar: to cut, slash, or lay open stones
arglar: to butcher; "a proper arglary" means a
proper butchering, or a good fight, and is H
often used to describle vicious struggles with halaur: gift
orcs hurnden: payment
arau: great, huge, gigantic
auraglor: sea, ocean (literally, 'great lake') I
ilith: deal, agreement, trust of one's word of
B honor
barak: backbone, strength, shield
bedorn: disbelief, lies, mistakes, exaggeration, J
distortion jargh: jokester, idiot (often applied to
beldarak: treachery (hence, "beldarakin" halflings)
means treacherous beings)
burakin: way through, passage K
kuldjargh: a berserker, or one who is reckless
C in any battle (literally, "axe-idiot")
calass: thief, miscreant, untrustworthy one kuld: axe
caurak: cavern (large size, underground only) kuldar: warrior (literally, "axe-cutter")
corl: to kill
coral: killer L
levasst: passage linking surface to
D underground
daern: familiar, known (place, feature, or lhar: gap, (mountain) pass
being) llargh: loose stone, bad to work or unsafe
dauble: treasure or valuable (plural lur: river, creek, stream
"daubles") llur: large (wide) river
deladar: to descend, go down (hence, lurgh: marsh, fen
"deladaraugh" means to die in battle, literally, lurmurk: bog, muskeg (concealed waters)
'to go down to the death')
delvar: to dig (hence, "delve" means a
digging; mine; tunnel; or underhome) A dwarveen
donnar: metal ore ‘kuld
dar’, read
dy
dunglor: underground lake fo
or ‘ro
orn’
dunlur: underground river

E
endar: cave (surface world; one not linked to
extensive underways)

F
faern: home
findar: good luck, good fortune, favorable
chances

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M thalorn: kindness, caring, good deed
morndin: peak, height (especially of tharn: love, lust (hence "aetharn" means gold-
mountains, but sometimes used to speak of lust)
high ledges, ranks of individuals, or tall thord: bone ("thorden" means bones)
creatures) thork: death, excrement, decay, carrion
mrin: to climb (hence, "mrinding" means thudul: fate, doom, ill luck, or (spoken in
climbing) irony) everyday cheery tidings or good
mur: to disagree (hence, "murmel" means to fortune
argue, debate) tindul: clumsiness, clumsy work (especially
murmelings: arguments, criticism, words of smithcraft)
dissension) tor: hill, knoll (especially if bare rock in
places, smaller than a mountain or krag)
N torst: adventure, fun, welcomed danger
norogh: monsters, evil or dangerous beings tyn: field, open place (aboveground)
or forces (especially unknown or
unidentified) U
noror: enemies (known) ultok: meeting-place, coming together,
noroth: enemy land, area, or lair (plural is rendezvous
"norothin") ultokrinlur: ford (literally 'meeting place
over river')
O undivver: hope, future plan, strategy
ol: magic, magical power or items ("olara"
refers to natural magic, not used or V
influenced by beings) veltel: romance, courtship, social games and
olor: world, all lands, the entire territory of manners
Toril seen by, and known to the dwarves vallahir: mountain-meadow (high valley,
especially a 'hanging valley' or alpine
P plateau)
parlyn: clothing, especially usual or expected vudd: wood, forest
(proper or fitting) adornment vruden: wood (thus, "vrudenla" means
wooden or of wood)
R
raugh: death, an ending, it's over (especially W
feuds or love-affairs) wurgym: ugliness, ugly thing or being
rrin: over, above wurlur: current, racing water (danger)
rorn: destruction, devastation, war (thus, wurn: water (especially useful or drinking
"rorntyn" means battlefield) water)
rune: familiar, known
runedar: home, familiar place, haven X
xoth: knowledge (especially dwarf-lore and
S secret or special knowledge)
sabrak: crack, flaw xunder: secrets, dark deeds, or treasure-talk
samman: trusted friend, shield-brother (battle
companion) Y
samryn: trustworthy, honest, honorable, or yaugh: a climb (thus: "yaughadar" means
favorable stairs or steps, "yauthlin" means rope,
sargh: disgusting thing or occurrence; filth; "yauthmair" means handholds or no clear
orcs or orc-work way, and "yauthtil" means an elevator (if
sonn: good stone magical it is an "olyauthil")
splendarr: bright, shining, beautiful, hopeful
Z
T zander: adventurer, rogue, foolish youth,
taerin: love (true love, 'deep' love) happy-go-lucky or reckless being

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A destruction (devastation, war): rorn; thus,
above (over): rrin 'rorntyn' means battlefield.
adventure (fun, welcomed danger): torst dig (as in 'to dig'): delvar hence, "delve" means a
adventurer (as in; rogue, foolish youth, happy-go- digging; mine; tunnel; or underhome.
lucky or reckless being): zander disagree (as in 'to disagree'): mur; hence,
arguments (criticism, words of dissension): "murmel" means to argue, debate.
murmelings disbelief (lies, mistakes, exaggeration, distortion):
axe: kuld bedorn
disgusting thing or occurrence; filth; orcs or orc-
B work: sargh
backbone (strength, shield): barak distortion (disbelief, mistakes, exaggeration, lies):
battle-glory: alagh: bedorn
battlefield: rorntyn doom (fate, ill luck, or if spoken in irony,
beautiful (shining, bright, hopeful): splendarr everyday cheery tidings or good fortune): thudul
below (as in 'under'or underground): dun
berserker (or one who is reckless in battle): E
kuldjargh (literally 'axe-idiot') elevator: yauthtil
bog (muskeg, concealed waters): lurmurk enemies (as in known enimies): noror
bone: thord; 'thorden' means bones. enemy land, area, or lair: noroth; (plural is
bright (shining, beautiful, hopeful): splendarr "norothin")
butcher (to butcher): arglar; "a proper arglary" evil or dangerous beings or force: norogh
means a proper butchering, or a good fight, and is exaggeration (disbelief, mistakes, lies, distortion):
often used to describle vicious struggles with orcs. bedorn

C F
cave: endar (surface world; one not linked to familiar (known place, feature, or being): daern
extensive underways) familiar (known): rune
cavern (large size, underground only): caurak fate (doom, ill luck, or if spoken in irony,
climb (as in 'a climb'): yaugh everyday cheery tidings or good fortune): thudul
(thus: "yaughadar" means stairs or steps, fen (marsh): lurgh
"yauthlin" means rope, "yauthmair" means field (open place aboveground): tyn
handholds or no clear way, and "yauthtil" means filth; orcs or orc-work: sargh
an elevator (if magical it is an "olyauthil") flaw, crack: sabrak
climb (as in 'to climb'): mrin; hence, "mrinding" ford: rinlur; hence 'ultokrinlur' is literally 'meeting
means climbing. place over river'.
clothing (especially usual or expected (proper or forest (as in woods): vudd
fitting) adornment): parlyn friend (trusted shield-brother or battle
clumsiness, clumsy work (especially smithcraft): companion): samman
tindul from: ar
crack, flaw: sabrak fun (adventure, welcomed danger): torst
creek (river, stream): lur
criticism (arguments, words of dissension): G
murmelings gap (mountain pass): lhar
current (racing water (danger)): wurlur gems (including uncut natural stones): glander
cut (to cut or lay open): ar gift: halaur
gigantic (great, huge): arau
D gods forfend (or 'gods, look at this!'): gordul (an
deal (agreement, trust of one's word of honor): oath of amazement or despair)
ilith gold-work: aelin
death (an ending, it's over (especially feuds or gold: ae
love-affairs)): raugh good luck (good fortune, favorable chances):
death (excrement, decay, carrion): thork findar
descend (to go down): deladar; hence, good stone: sonn
"deladaraugh" means to die in battle, great (huge, gigantic): arau
(literally, 'to go down to the death').

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H payment: hurnden
handholds: yauthmair peak, height: morndin; especially of mountains,
haven (familiar place): runedar but sometimes used to speak of high ledges, ranks
hill, knoll (especially if bare rock in places, of individuals, or tall creatures.
smaller than a mountain or krag): tor plan (strategy, hope): undivver
home (familiar place, haven): runedar
home: faern R
honest (honorable, trustworty): samryn reckless (as in reckless being, foolish youth,
hope (future plan, strategy): undivver rogue): zander
huge (great, gigantic): arau reckless in battle(or a berserker): kuldjargh
(literally 'axe-idiot')
J rendezvous (meeting-place): ultok
jokester, idiot (often applied to halflings): jargh river (creek, stream): lur (llur 'wide river')
rogue (foolish youth, happy-go-lucky or reckless
K being): zander
kill (as in 'to kill'): corl romance (courtship, social games and manners):
killer: coral veltel
kin: samman rope (as in climbing rope): yauthlin
kindness (caring, good deed): thalorn
knowledge (especially dwarf-lore and secret or S
special knowledge): xoth sea (ocean): auraglor (literally, 'great lake')
known (familiar): rune secrets (dark deeds, or treasure-talk): xunder
shield (backbone strength): barak
L shield-brother: samman; usually refering to
lake: glor another dwarf.
large (wide) river: llur shining (bright, beautiful, hopeful): splendarr
lay open: ar slash, or lay open: ar
lies (disbelief, mistakes, exaggeration, distortion): stairs, steps: yaughadar
bedorn strategy (future plan, hope): undivver
loose stone (bad to work or unsafe): llargh stream (creek, river): lur
love (as in 'lust'): tharn; hence 'aetharn' means strength (backbone, shield): barak
gold-lust sword: agland
love (true love, 'deep' love): taerin
lust: tharn; hence 'aetharn' means gold-lust T
thief (miscreant, untrustworthy one): calass
M treachery: beldarak; hence, "beldarakin" means
magic, magical power or items: ol; "olara" refers treacherous beings.
to natural magic, not used or influenced by treasure or valuable (plural "daubles"): dauble
beings. trustworthy (honest, honorable, or favorable):
marsh (fen): lurgh samryn
meeting-place (coming together, rendezvous):
ultok U
metal ore: donnar ugliness (uglu thing or being): wurgym
miscreant (untrustworthy one): calass underground lake: dunglor
mistakes (disbelief, lies, exaggeration, distortion): underground river: dunlur
bedorn untrustworthy (miscreant): calass
monsters (evil or dangerous beings or force):
norogh (especially unknown or unidentified) V
mountain-meadow (high valley, especially a valor: alagh
'hanging valley' or alpine plateau): vallahir
muskeg (bog, concealed waters): lurmurk W
warrior: kuldar (literally, 'axe-cutter')
O water (especially useful or drinking water): wurn
over (above): rrin wood (as in forest): vudd
wood: vruden; thus, 'vrudenla' means wooden or
P of wood.
pass (mountain pass or gap): lhar world (all lands, all of Toril seen by, and known
passage linking surface to underground: levasst to the dwarves): olor
passageway (passage way through): burakin

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