Saturday, August 22, 2015

THORASS (Auld Common)

Thorass, or Old Common, was an old human language, the direct ancestor of the modern trade tongue. It was a pidgin variant of Chondathan that western Faerunian traders developed to communicate with their counterparts in other lands.

There is a great deal of evidence that Thorass is derived in part form older incarnations of Jotun, the language of giants, along with other unknown influences.

An unknown scribe eventually developed a written alphabet for Thorass. Thorass is considered a dead language, but the alphabet survives, and is still in use today. Thorass has a base 10 numbering system. 

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