Dís was a Dwarf woman of Durin's Folk.


Dís was the daughter of Thráin II and sister of Frerin and Thorin II Oakenshield, as well as the mother of Fíli and Kíli. She was born in the Lonely Mountain on TA 2760, and was later driven into exile by Smaug in TA 2770.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Dís is the only dwarf-woman ever named by Tolkien, in homage to her sons' valiant deaths in the Battle of the Five Armies.[1]

House of DurinEdit

Dáin I
Thráin II
Thorin II
Dáin II Ironfoot
Thorin III

Portrayal in adaptationsEdit

The Hobbit film trilogyEdit

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Dís is mentioned by Kíli after he has been captured by Wood-elves, and is being kept prisoner in a cell. He talks about her to Tauriel, one of the elves, and explains that a Dwarf-runed talisman he was holding is meant to remind him of the promise he made to his mother to return.

In The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, when Fíli, Kíli, Oin and Bofur arrive in the Lonely Mountain following Smaug's demise, Thorin welcomes Fíli and Kíli as his sister-sons.

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Chinese (Hong Kong) 迪絲
Russian Дис


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, III: Durin's Folk

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