Zai dashunizu! (At your service!) – 2013 Updates

For those that might think I have forgotten about the affairs of the dwarves, fear not!

In fact, you could not be further from the truth! 🙂

As in the last weeks and months I’ve been tremendously busy updating all the neo-khuzdul documents (with brand new “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” material).

In addition The Hobbit movie has really kept me busy as I’ve received a ton of emails from friendly and eager enthusiast wanting to pick up the language of our dwarrow friends.

To all of you that have sent me emails… thank you so much.  And yes, I’ll soon publish all the new documents and you’ll get them in your mailbox in a neat little package – a grand thanks to David Salo (linguist on “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”), consider it a late Christmas gift 😉

® & ™ 2012 Warner Bros, Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

® & ™ 2012 Warner Bros, Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

– for those Khuzdul enthusiasts that haven’t yet “signed up”, no worries… just drop a reply on this post and I’ll add you to the list.

Finally, there is more from The Dwarrow Scholar still to come in the weeks and months ahead… including a massive project that will surely please all dwarven fanatics! (stay tuned!)

Now, for those that have a hard time waiting for all of this juicy content, I would like to point you in the direction of the monthly Khuzdul lessons I provide via LotRO (Laurelin Server), for dwarves only (obviously 😉  )

This week’s Khuzdul lesson will provide a new twist on our monthly lessons.

For the first time, we are going beyond our class room and will see to use Khuzdul while exploring the world around us.

It goes without saying that we must only use the ancient tongue of the seven fathers when dwarves are around, hence our exploration will focus on the dwarrow lands of Ered Luin.

Not only will we practice our Khuzdul, in addition we will learn new words, numbers and verbs by playing games while we explore the grand lands of the Blue Mountains.

All dwarves, of all kinships, are welcomed at the Gates of Thorin’s Hall, at 3 past the noon ((3PM LotRO Server time – 8PM UK Time – 9PM Central European Time)) on Friday 11th of January.

Those not on Laurelin, merely create yourself a dwarven character on the server and you’ll be most welcome.  In game questions can be directed to “Kandral”  –  See you there!

May your beard continue to grow longer!

About The Dwarrow Scholar

The Dwarrow Scholar first experienced the brilliance of Tolkien when he received a copy of The Hobbit from his uncle as a kid, reading it feverishly again and again. Some years on, when he got his very own walk-man (aye forget about tiny iPods, this thing was a brick and played cassette tapes) he made his own little audiotape of The Hobbit, so he could listen to it on his bike on his way to school. Between reenacting the Battle of Five armies with 4 of his school friends (still feel sorry for the kid that had to be the Orc) and before the days of the internet, you would find Roy frequently in libraries trying to find all he could about Tolkien and his beloved dwarves. When Roy isn’t delving into Neo-Khuzdul or searching for lost dwarven treasures on the net he’s enjoying time with his wife and son, re-reading his tormented Tolkien paperbacks, watching a good movie, learning new languages or playing a game of LoTRO or other dwarf related games.
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101 Responses to Zai dashunizu! (At your service!) – 2013 Updates

  1. Riccardo Battilani says:

    I’m terribly interested in your documents. Sign me in. 🙂
    ricky.batman@hotmail.it

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  2. Sofia Sotavalta says:

    Same here, I’d be glad to “sign up”! sofia.sotavalta@gmail.com 🙂

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  3. Kaitelyn says:

    Hi, I would be interested the documents too? kaits86 (at) yahoo (dot) com
    Thanks!

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  4. Robert says:

    would be cool to get on that list too. can’t tell you how happy i am to look on the Net to see what’s out there on dwarvish and to find your site!

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  5. Sin says:

    I’m also greatly interested in these documents! Thank you for sharing your truly impressive hard work with us all. 😀

    sinstralpride [at] gmail [dot] com

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  6. Casey Berry says:

    I think what you’ve done is amazing, and I find it endlessly fascinating. Please sign me up! addictedtothenever (at) yahoo (dot) com.
    Thank you so much! Mukhuh turgizu turug usgin!

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  7. Elena says:

    I’d be glad to sign up! Thanks in advance. I’d like to thank you many-many times for video lessons. You’re great teacher, really!

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  8. Asharia says:

    I would love to sign-up for this!
    I’ve been browsing this site and am so very intrigued!

    My email: asharia [at] live [dot] com

    Thank you so much!

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  9. theviking says:

    I’ll be sure to add your lessons to the Community Crier stuff. Hopefully snag you a few more willing dwarves.

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  10. Ardianila says:

    =D Meeeeeee… Please!!!! And…GREAT GREAT JOB!!!!! bjalli@msn.com

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  11. Svenja says:

    Can you put me on the list as well, please? stargateslash (at) web (dot) de

    Thank you so much for all the amazing work, I’ve learned a great deal already!

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  12. Buri says:

    I would love it if you could add me too!

    silvershatterglass [at] gmail [dot] com ❤

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  13. Chrystal says:

    Sign me up!
    Thanks in advance 🙂

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    • Chrystal says:

      Oh sheesh, took me 3 months to realize that I didn’t add my e-mail…
      gamergirl4699(at)hotmail(dot)com
      Sorry!

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      • No need to write your email infact as I can see the email address you used when you post the comment.
        Apologies for the delay with these documents, running into some PC issues of late.
        But hope to get all back on the rails again and send you the updated documents.

        Cheers

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  14. Martina says:

    I’d like to sign up too, please
    mujunnoageha [at] yahoo [dot] co.uk
    Thank you!

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  15. Ailin says:

    I’m so happy to have found this site =D
    sign me up please!

    ailin_dg @ hotmail (.) com

    thank you ❤

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  16. SableFlag says:

    I would be overjoyed to be added to this list. My email is sableflag(at)gmail(dot)com.

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  17. Ansku says:

    This looks like a great resource, thank you for going through all the effort 🙂 And yes, I would love to get my own copies, too!

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  18. Felakgundu says:

    all I can say is WOW, this is some great work,have spend the last hour or two reading through older posts in your blog and would love if you could add me to the list aswell rem.geuze (at) gmail (dot) com

    Felakgundu

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  19. June says:

    OOoo I’d love to be signed up for this, please! kingruthven[at]gmail[dot]com

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  20. Runulf says:

    Please sign me in too 😉

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  21. Jorunn says:

    Your site is very interesting, and I would be very happy to get the documents.

    Thanks.

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  22. victorialadybug says:

    Sign me in too!

    vdemona@yahoo.com

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  23. Melda says:

    I’d like to sign up as well ;D
    My email is inglourioushobbits[at]gmail[dot]com
    Thank you so much!

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  24. Louise says:

    No idea what I’m signing up for but o/ sign me up! *LOL* 😀
    Sounds awesome, so I’m there!

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  25. Emily says:

    I’d love to be added to the mailing list!
    emilypetillo[at]yahoo[dot]com
    Thanks so much!

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  26. sunstark says:

    Oooh doesn’t that sound nifty?
    Another dwarf -lover to add to the list please 🙂
    ladygreysun(at)hotmail(dot)fr

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  27. Azrâd Arrâs says:

    I’ve been researching Khuzdûl for almost 2 years now and I’m really interested in any dwarven content shown in the latest Hobbit movie. :] Send me some info if you will: jdimitri327 [at] gmail.com

    This is the premier spot I go to for Khuzdûl research nowadays :]

    Lai Amnâsmâ ana Khuzdûl aglâb! / Behold our loyalty to the Dwarven language!

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    • Hi there!

      Happy to help, I’ve added you to the list and will send these to you as well once these have been updated.
      I have a feeling your name “Azrâd Arrâs” (magic fires) might have a nice story to it… feel free to share 🙂

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  28. James says:

    I would love to receive your documents! I love all things Dwarven!!! Your site is wonderful! Thank you!

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  29. AberLaStrange says:

    Me too! Me too!
    Sign me up!
    Please and Thank you!
    shyann232@gmail.com

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  30. Magalud says:

    Am I too late? I’s love to get your documents. Excuse my bad English. I hope to improve my Khuzdul, as well.

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  31. Magalud says:

    Am I too late? I’s love to get your documents. Excuse my bad English. I hope to improve my Khuzdul, as well. magalud (at) gmail.com

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  32. Melgraph says:

    Can you add me to the list? melzerman64@gmail.com
    Mukhuh Mahal bakhuz murukhzu!

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  33. Viking says:

    If it’s not too late, I would like to receive these documents as well. I have always wanted to know more about the Dwarves, and this seems like the perfect way to find out.

    theviking045 [at] gmail.com

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  34. Horse says:

    omg I so need to get on this mailing list thing for the whole pack.. thing…. I’m new to this but i love dwarves and HAVE to learn this language haha

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  35. Eva says:

    This is brilliant! If it’s not too late, I’d love to sign up, please! tiger_temper@yahoo.com

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  36. Sara says:

    Please sign me up! I think this is amazing all the work you’re putting into this and I’d be fascinated to see what you’ve compiled!

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  37. Miss Chernoturg says:

    If I could be added to the mailing list, great!

    email is kazazel (dot) red at gmail (dot) com

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  38. Larin says:

    Can I be added to the mailing list as well?

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  39. Quendii Tyto says:

    Hello, I noticed that this page said for new people to sign up with a comment using it and although I left one on the Documents and Dictionaries page awhile ago, I thought I’d leave one here as well just in case, I’m very excited to begin learning Khuzdul.
    Anyway, I’d like to say thank you for this awesome site and ask to be added to the emailing list.
    If you would be so kind as to email me the documents and dictionaries from the page that bears that name, it would be great, my computer can’t pull up the links but I’d love to read them.
    Thanks again,
    Quendii Tyto

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  40. Francis says:

    This is awesome. Add me to your mailing list. longardeaux@yahoo.com

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  41. Bimsli - Veinbolts company says:

    I would like to sign up 😀

    jodolorran@seznam.cz

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  42. Osig says:

    It will be a wonderful thing to speak. Will wait fervently for the mail; much appreciation to the work you’re putting into it.

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  43. Anna says:

    I’d love to get signed up for the documents arsrevera (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  44. Alex says:

    Much like the countless other commenters, I’d like to get on this mailing list, if it’s possible.
    My email address is alexisverysharp [at] gmail [dot] com

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  45. Susi Potter says:

    Yes please! beadtific@gmail.com

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  46. Midisound says:

    I’d definately like to sign up for this mailing list as well! From what i’ve seen it looks pretty awesome 🙂

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  47. geothegreat says:

    this is amazing. I would love to have a copy please

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  48. Melzerman says:

    Add me to the list.
    Shamukh!

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