Some Tentative Example Declensions of Existing Khuzdul Words


Declension 1:  CuCC
CaCâC

Includes: Khuzd "Dwarf", Rukhs "Orc", gund "hall", turg "beard", bund "head", dush "darkness", uzn "shadow", hund "hill"

Khuzd "Dwarf
"

  Nominative
Singular
Nominative
Plural
  Accusative
Singular
 Accusative
Plural
 Freekhuzd
khazâd
  khuzdukhazâdu
 Compositionkhuzdkhazad  khuzdukhazud



Declension 2:  CaCC CaCuC

Includes: bark "axe", sharb "???"

bark "axe
"

  Nominative
Singular
Nominative
Plural
  Accusative
Singular
 Accusative
Plural
 Freebark
baruk
  barkubaruku
 Compositionbarkbaruk  barkubaruku



Declension 3:  CâCaC CuCûC

Includes: zâram "lake", nâla "waterway"

bark "axe
"

  Nominative
Singular
Nominative
Plural
  Accusative
Singular
 Accusative
Plural
 Freezâram
zurûm
  zârumzurûmu
 Compositionzaramzurum  zarumzurumu



Declension 4:  CûC CuCûn CaCâC  (geminate root, collective)

Includes: tûm "mansions", bûz "roots"

tûm "mansions"
  Nominative
Collective
 Nominative
Singulative
Nominative
Plurative
  Accusative
Collective
Accusative
Singulative
 Accusative
Plurative
 Freetûm tumûn
tamâm
  tûmu tumûnu tamâmu
 Compositiontumtumuntamam  tumu tumunutamamu



Declension 5:  maCaCC → maCaCCûn maCaCuC  (passive participle, collective)

Includes: mazarb "records"

mazarb "records"
  Nominative
Collective
 Nominative
Singulative
Nominative
Plurative
  Accusative
Collective
Accusative
Singulative
 Accusative
Plurative
 Freemazarb mazarbûn
mazarub  mazarbu mazarbûnu mazarubu
 Compositionmazarbmazarbunmazarub  mazarbu mazarbunumazarubu