Definitions

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  • adjective similar to a dwarf

Etymologies

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Invention by J. R. R. Tolkien, see quotation below.

Examples

  • JRRT was a linguist of rare talent who invented not one but two Elvish tongues, not to mention dwarvish, Numenorean, the Black Tongue of Mordor, etc. etc.

    Klaatu Barada Nicto...

  • JRRT was a linguist of rare talent who invented not one but two Elvish tongues, not to mention dwarvish, Numenorean, the Black Tongue of Mordor, etc. etc.

    Cage Match Postscript

  • We sell a lot of it to the dwarves in the Blue Mountains and the elves in the Grey Havens, earning the hard currency that the dwarvish merchants are so fond of.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • He jumped up and started shouting in dwarvish, and the calm dwarves' camp instantly became a scene of chaos as dwarves ran here and there, grabbing up weapons and armor.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Another thing I remembered from Uncle Lucky's stories, and from the dwarvish teamsters we had traveled with, was that the Dunlendings were nomadic pastoralists, following their herds north and south along the western side of the mountains.

    NaBloPoMo: Deuce Baggins, Private Eye, chapter 13

  • A caravan of dwarvish waggons we had joined had stopped for the night and formed a circle.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Here on the Old South Road we'd have the dwarvish teamsters for company if we wanted it, and those guys swing a mean ax.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • A caravan of dwarvish waggons we had joined had stopped for the night and formed a circle.

    NaBloPoMo: Deuce Baggins, Private Eye, chapter 12

  • We both ran over to the dwarvish trail boss, Yari.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • We both ran over to the dwarvish trail boss, Yari.

    NaBloPoMo: Deuce Baggins, Private Eye, chapter 12

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