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CHILDREN OF AULË, DWARVES, GONNHIRRIM, KHAZÂD, NAUGRIM


Dwarves (Kh. Khazâd) called Naugrim (S. "The Stunted people") or Gonnhirrim (S. "Masters of Stone"), are unlike elves and men not children of Ilúvatar, but were created by Aulë the Smith, though Ilúvatar granted them life. Aulë made seven Fathers of the Dwarves, and these slept through many ages until after the Awakening of the Elves. Almost all Dwarves that appear on Arda are descendants from the eldest of the Seven Fathers, Durin the Deathless.

Like Aulë their maker, the Dwarves delighted in smithcraft and stoneworking, they mine and work metals throughout the mountains of Middle-earth. The Dwarves keeps themselves apart from the other races and their language, Khuzdul, to themselves.


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