Language Ogre

Ogres do not really speak as much as bellow, and their language, Ogrish, reflects this. It is a simple tongue made up of eighteen to twenty-two syllables, depending on the Family. They are crude sounds that can be easily told apart even when echoing through a mountain pass, ranging from low gutteral barks to short screeching wails, and all can be produced clearly even at great volume.
On the rare occasion they need to communicate with non-Ogres, or communicate complex concepts, most Ogres can speak Common or one of the other local languages wherever they happen to be. They still tend to bellow though.
The written form of Ogrish is made up of simple glyphs representing each syllable. These vary from Family to Family, and even Ogre to Ogre, meaning it can be next to impossible to read for anyone other than the original author. Written communication is used almost exclusively for personal notes and reminders, and for war standards and warning signs where it doesn’t matter if the reader understands as long as they are intimidated.

Language Ogre

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