Dwarven Language

Dwarven Runes/Words:

Alf – Air, Breath, Sky
Ang – Ironwork, Industry
Bar – Gate, Entrance
Ber – Treasure, Coins
Bod – Law, Order, Rules
Bond – Promise, Wish
Brog – Drink, Food, Family
Bron – Stone, Rock
Buk – Fast, Quickly
Dain – Warrior, Guardian, Champion
Dak – Smith, Metalcrafting
Dar – Sharing, Distributing, Giving
Deb – New, Raw
Den – Home, Halls, Town
Dez – Slow
Don – Labor, Patience
Drak – Dragon, Drake
Drazh – Night, Black
Dug – Smart, Cunning, Sage
Dur – City, Settlement
Duzk – Love, Devotion
Elg – Weak, Enfeebled
Fleg – Banner, Flag, Standard
Gad – Charcoal, Fuel
Gam – Age, Old, Ancient
Gand – Discover, Explore
Gar – Axe, Weapon, Tool
God – Gold, Wealth
Gor – Wild, Nature, Forest
Got – Travel, Go Quickly
Gov – Thane, Knight, Leader
Grim – Forgotton, Forbidden, Occult, Dark
Gront – Giants
Gryn – Justice
Gul – Luck, Fortune
Hag – Build, Construct, Create
Har – Fire, Heat
Helg – Joy, Happiness
Hol – Lore, Knowledge
Kal – Trade, Contract, Agreement
Kar – Strong, Mighty
Kaz/Khaz – Defense, Fortress
Khan – Seek, Search
Khul – Enemy, Adversary
Khuzd – Dwarf, Dwarven
Klad – Armor, Armaments
Kod – Forge, Molten, Magma
Kos – Ugly, Unattractive
Kurz – Curse, Evil Magic
Lag – Light, Torches
Lam – Anger, Rage, Madness
Land – Earth, Land, Surface
Lek – Far, Long
Lhun – Moon, Moonlight
Lin – Iron, Steel, Metal
Mek – Friend, Ally
Mer – Elf, Fey, Sylvan
Mir – Stars, Sky
Mor – Lake, Body of Water
Mord – Under, Beneath
Morn – Death, Tomb, Grave
Mrok – Shield, Impenetrable
Mud – Bearer, Carrier, Holding
Non – Workshop, Production
Nord – North
Nos – With, Belonging
Nueg – Evil, Negative,
Ol – Ale, Drink, Booze
Ogg – Intelligence, Knowledge
Osst – East
Puln – Creation, Crafting
Ret – Council, Meeting, Gathering
Rolk – War, Battle
Ror – Strong, Intense, Grand
Sil – Opposite, Breaking, Destroying
Silf – Silver
Rhun – Rune, Writing
Rukh – Orc, Goblin (Rukhit)
Sudd – South
Strol – Walk, Step, Travel Leisurely
Tag – Deep, Caves, Under-mountain
Tar – Security, Vault
Thark – Magic
Thim – Time
Throng – Clan, Extended Family
Til – Child, Descendant
Umg – Human
Var – Loyalty, Kingdom
Vaen – Beautiful, Attractive
Vald – Possibility, Probable
Vand – Water, Thirst
Ven – Conflict, Arguement
Vest – West
Vin – Wine
Zong – Song, Singing, Music

Articles, Pronouns, Possessives:

Ad – Future tense
An – ‘A’, Past tense
au – Plural (inserted into word)
Al – ‘Of’
Ald – ‘Of The’
Aln – ‘Of An’
Allaz – ‘All’
Az – Least
Dan – ‘Than’, Comparison
De – ‘The’
Dem – ‘Them’
Demz – ‘Theirs’
Dey – ‘They’
Ek – ‘He’, ‘She’, ‘It’
Em – ‘Him’, ‘Her’, ‘It’
Emz – ‘His’, ‘Her’, ‘Its’
Ez – Most
Leib – ‘You’, Other
Leibz – ‘Your’, ‘Yours’
Iz – Less (combined with Dan)
Mi – ‘Me’, Self
Miz – ‘Mine’, ‘My’
Or – ‘I’, ‘Myself’
Orz – ‘Mine’, ‘My’
Utz – ‘Ours’
Uz – ‘We’, ‘Us’
Vald – ‘Would’, ‘Could’
Yz – More (combined with Dan)

Suffixes:

-ak – Abstract concept
-am – To complete fully
-an – Passive
-ar – Ongoing indefinitely
-at – Place of…
-az – Like, adjective
-eh – Someone who does something
-en – Ongoing verb, ‘-ing’
-ess – Female version of noun
-i – Profession of…, Member of…
-id – Bigger version of …
-ig – Tool for …
-it – Smaller version of …
-los – Without, ‘-less’
-r – Generic version of …
-sli – Opposite, Antonym
-ul – Art, discipline of …
-uli – Master of the art, discipline of …

Seven Dwarven Cities of Kalavar:

Kalavar – (Kal-Al-Var) [Agreement of Kingdoms, Confederacy]

Linnondur – (Lin-Non-Dur) [Iron-works City]
Gorgaddur – (Gor-Gad-Dur) [Forest-fuel City (Charcoal City)]
– – – [Kazmrok] – (Kaz-Mrok) [Impenetrable Fortress]
Kladkazdur – (Klad-Kaz-Dur) [Armored-Fortress City]
– – – [Helmhold] – Trade city with eastern coasts
Kalgorret – (Kal-Gor-Ret) [Wild-Lake Capitol]
– – – Mirrormor – (Mir-Ror-Mor) – [Lake of Bright Stars]
Tar-goden – (Tar-God-Den) [Vault of Golden Halls]
Taggad(dur) – (Tag-Gad-Dur) [Deep-Fuel City (Coal City)]
Grimholdur – (Grim-Hol-Dur) [Forgotton Lore City]

Western Cities:

Brong – (Bron-Zong) [Stone-song]
Kalbarden – (Kal-Bar-Den) [Trade-Gate Town]

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