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While the fathers of several "son of" dwarves are named in the epic, I can't recall that a female dwarf was ever referenced by name. Who was the first female dwarf identified by name in the Hobbit/LOTR saga? Is there even one?

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possible duplicate of Are there any female characters in the Hobbit? –  DVK Dec 15 '13 at 13:32

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Dís, who is Fili and Kili's mother and Thorin's sister, gets a brief mention in the appendices to Lord of the Rings. According to Wikia, she is the only female dwarf Tolkien ever names.

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Just to be clear - she is mentioned in The Hobbit, but isn't named there. –  DVK Dec 15 '13 at 13:39

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