Languages

Languages of Ocean

There are many languages spoken among the nations and races of Ocean, and many dialects of each. Most societies require one to be at least bilingual just to be considered civilized, while diplomats and traders may be called upon to learn as many as a dozen tongues.

Common Languages and Dialects:

  • Common
  • Human
  • Elven
    • High Elven (Formal dialect used primarily in legal documents and government proclamations)
    • Sea Elven (Unique dialect developed specifically to communicate underwater)
    • Drow (More rapid and sung in minor key; carries better underground)
  • Dwarven
    • Runic (The Dwarven written language)
  • Gnomish
    • Gnomic (Dialect developed to improve the precision of technical and scientific communication)
  • Halfling
  • Orcish
    • Northern Orcish (A rapid, staccato dialect that originated with the Sun-Eaters tribe)
    • Southern Orcish (A slow, drawling dialect that originated with the Howling Wind tribe)
    • Badmoon (A nasally, tonal dialect spoken primarily by the Badmoon tribe)
  • Satyr
  • Centaur
  • Ogre
  • Goblin
  • Minotaur

Languages

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