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One source1 suggests that this language was originally devised by Aulë himself
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Dwarvish

Khuzdul, the secret language of the Dwarves

The secret tongue of the Dwarves, called by them Khuzdul, and seen only in a very few place-names (such as Khazad-dûm) and other fragments.


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To be precise, this origin is suggested in The Peoples of Middle-earth (The History of Middle-earth volume 12), X Of Dwarves and Men.

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