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    Languages of the Flanaess
    Posted on Thu, August 04, 2005 by Trickster
    pykm writes "The Flanaess is home to myriad cultures, each with its own dialect, and often this creates confusion both for well travelled adventurers and the Players and DMs using the setting. Herein lies a more detailed and realistic language structure for the Flanaess.

    Languages of the Flanaess
    By: pykm
    Used with Permission. Do not repost without obtaining prior permission from the author.

    The Languages of the Flanaess



    A recent monograph by the Keoish sage Yithomit the Fractious, with
    assistance from Sarn Benk



    by Tim Bugler with Ken Barns


    Linguistics has been a long-undervalued subject of scholarship in the
    Flanaess. Most scholars have been content to accept simplistic and at
    times blatantly false models of linguistic evolution. Notably, one recent
    tome stated: 'most scholars agree that only five of the countless dialects
    of Eastern Oerik were or are spoken by enough people to be properly called
    languages'; ie. Ancient Baklunish, Old Oeridian, Suloise, Flan and the
    so-called 'Common'. This same source goes on to admit that Suloise is an
    extinct language of purely academic interest, Baklunish remains only among
    certain Paynim tribes, and that Flan is only spoken in Tenh.

    The puzzling claim of widespread usage of these languages has gone
    unremarked until recently because of the excessive credence given to the
    Aerdi scholars Gaxyg the Grey and Renwit Teeves. Their 'proto-Oeridian'
    and 'monoglossal' (or 'Common') theories are little more than invalid
    assumptions, baseless assertions and Great Kingdom propaganda, fostered by
    scholars intent on promulgating their Aerdi biases. Thankfully, recent
    work in Keoland, Veluna and Furyondy, both in reconstuctive grammar and in
    comparative field work (an apparently revolutionary concept to Great
    Kingdom minds) has led to a full-scale revision of this area of study with
    the formulation of the 'Oerikian' and 'Flan-Oerikian' theories.

    Long-range historical linguistics is still in its infancy, and there is
    little knowledge as yet of the ancient relations between the four primary
    human language groups: Flanic, Suelitic, Oeridic and Baklunic. There are
    a few shreds of evidence to suggest descent from a common Oerikic group,
    but these hypotheses cannot be adequately tested until an investigatory
    expedition can be formed to pursue detailed inquiries in Zeif and areas
    further west. However, for developments in the post-Cataclysm era,
    fragmentary records and refined academic analysis have yielded significant
    discoveries that largely dispel the myths espoused by Aerdi scholars.

    The single most grievous error in the 'Common' theory is the assertion
    (based on a handful of nominal correspondences) that modern Aerdi is 'a
    combination of Ancient Baklunish and the dialect of Old Oeridian spoken in
    the Great Kingdom'. Although it is difficult to determine from their poor
    scholarship and worse prose, Gaxyg and Teevs appear to have reached this
    conclusion based upon the apparent similarity between the words 'khan' and
    'king', supported by some poorly referenced comparisons of grammar.

    The response of Fankin of Dyvers has convincingly demonstrated the
    near-total inaccuracy of these grammatical comparisons, without which the
    'khan/king' comparison is insufficient to oppose the weight of historical
    evidence. The 'khan/king' comparison is however an important
    consideration in the Oerikic hypothesis mentioned above.

    The second error is the claim that 'Oeridian was totally free of outside
    influence until a few centuries ago'. This claim is of such staggering
    falsity that it need not be further discussed.

    A brief overview of the four language groups follows.



    The Flanic Languages



    While the supposedly autochthonic origin of the Flanae has long been under
    suspicion, it remains certain that they were the first humans in the
    Flanaess. Current research suggests that Flanic immigrations filled the
    vacuum created by genocidal wars between demi-humans and humanoids. The
    Flanic group would have contained a number of ancient variants, but can
    probably be divided into four main branches of Ancient Flan.

    The four branches, equating to the four main territorial groupings of the
    pre-Cataclysms Flanae, have been referred to by area or by a geographic
    reference, ie. North-eastern or Arton, North-western or Quag,
    South-western or Seldon, Central or Nyr Dyv. Flan settlement seems to
    have been minimal south-east of the Duntide River; Flanae in the regions
    now under the Great Kingdom derived from the Central population, which has
    led some scholars to suggest redefining the Central group as the
    South-eastern. Other scholars maintain that a division between
    North-central and South-central Flanic should be recognised.

    The invasive migrations that followed the Twin Cataclysms resulted in the
    almost universal subjugation of the Flan peoples. Loss of political
    independence has largely led to loss of linguistic independence. However,
    a small number of Flan languages remain.

    Tenhah, spoken by maybe half a million people in and around the Duchy of
    Tenh, is the most noted Flanic survivor, so much so that eastern scholars
    refer to it as (Modern) Flan. The language of Tenh is a direct linear
    descendant of North-eastern Ancient Flan.

    Shwanah is the language spoken (in various dialects) by the Rovers of
    the Barrens, also a descendant of North-eastern, but with more borrowings
    from the Baklunish of the western nomads.

    While most Perrenlanders are bi- or tri-lingual, Spaenhah is the oldest
    language in their region (and still boasts some 200,000 speakers). Though
    heavily influenced by other languages, particularly Northern Baklunish
    (Yachokh), it is still recognisably descended from the North-western
    Ancient Flan. The tribes of the Burneal Forest are reported to be of Flan
    extraction; if this is true, they would presumably speak an offshoot of
    North-western.

    South-western Flan has at least one surviving descendant, Alad (or
    Aladnhah), the original language of the Geoff region. Although Alad has
    been largely displaced by Keoish, it is still spoken as a primary language
    by 50-100,000 people in the west and south of Geoff and in northern
    Sterich, and many Geoffites are bilingual. Dialects of Alad and/or
    remnants other South-western Flanic languages survive in small populations
    in Sterich and the Yeomanry.

    Central Ancient Flan has no known descendant in modern usage, but in seems
    probable that the tribesmen of the Abbor-Alz are of Flan heritage. If so,
    they would fall into this group. Also, the language of the Rhenee, the
    lake folk of the Nyr Dyv, has not been sufficiently studied as they rarely
    use it in the presence of outsiders, but scholars of Furyondy and Urnst
    believe it to be a Central Flanic derivative.

    The Suelitic Languages


    The unification of the Suloise Empire largely suppressed all Suelitic
    languages except the imperial tongue: Ancient Suloise. The migrations
    following the empire's cataclysmic collapse renewed development within
    this group, but it is largely noted for its influence upon other
    languages. However, Ancient Suloise itself remains a language of
    considerable academic interest, and does have living descendants.

    Fruz, also known as the Cold Tongue, is the language of the Thillonrian
    barbarians; thus it has about a million speakers. It is marked by
    significant influence from Ancient Flan (North-eastern). Although each of
    the three Cold Tribes has its own dialect, all three are mutually
    intelligible.

    Lendorian is also part of the Suloise family. This obscure isolate is
    found only on Lendore Isle in the Spindrifts. Lendorian is supposedly a
    language secondary to Aerdi, and mainly of ritual significance. Gaxyg
    also asserts that Lendorian bears no relation to Fruz, but no reputable
    study has yet been conducted in the archipelago to throw light on this
    puzzling statement.

    The Suloise who fled into the south appear to have been absorbed by the
    aboriginal inhabitants. However, a handful of other Suel remnants are
    reputed to exist, such as the Bright Desert nomads; some or all of these
    may speak a descendant of Ancient Suloise.

    The Oeridic Languages



    Most of the modern languages of the Flanaess are members of the Oeridic
    family. Ancient Oeridian had numerous branches; most of these have no
    representation in our region, many may be largely extinct, and only two
    are of immediate interest. The Oerid peoples who fled eastwards from the
    Baklunish-Suloise wars (appearing in the Flanaess from c.180 OR) spoke
    various dialects of the branch known as Old High Oeridian (also Old
    Oeridian, sometimes High Oeridian). Other Oerids fled northwards,
    mingling with Baklunish peoples and later appearing as nomadic invaders in
    the north c.960 OR; this language group has been tentatively labelled Low
    Oeridian (see below).

    Keoish in its modern form derives from Old Keolandish, a combination
    of Old High Oeridian and Ancient Suloise that stabilized by c.900 OR at
    the latest. The grammatical structure is largely Oeridian, but the
    formation of tenses and written script are clearly Suelitic, and the
    vocabulary is thoroughly hybridised. A major language traditionally
    undervalued by Aerdi intellectuals, Keoish is spoken by about 5 million
    people in the southwestern Flanaess. While significant differences can be
    observed in regional dialects, especially in Ulek (Ulek or Lortmils
    Keoish) and the Hold of the Sea Princes (Jeklea Keoish), these are
    generally of mutual intelligibility.

    Velondi, spoken by many farmers along the Velverdyva, is also descended
    from Old High Oeridian. This minor language derives from the tribal
    dialect of Oeridians who settled in this area prior to the establishment
    of the Great Kingdom's satrapies in the region, and is thus almost a
    thousand years old.

    Bezirsh/Bezirkish, one of the languages of Perrenland, is yet another
    member of the High Oeridian family. This tongue is descended from that of
    the Oeridian tribes who were absorbed by Flan locals in the later phases
    of the great migrations, and has been heavily influenced by Flanic
    Spaenhah and Baklunic Yachokh, bearing little obvious similarity to other
    Oeridian languages save Velondi.

    Nyrondese is the collective term for local dialects in Nyrond. These
    derive from a tongue referred to as Old Nyrondese, the tribal dialect of
    Old High Oeridian spoken by the Nyrondal prior to their conquest by the
    Aerdi in 535 OR. Most of these are not intelligible to speakers of Aerdi,
    but the latter is known to most speakers of Nyrondese as a secondary
    language.

    The Aerdi spoke Middle Aerdi, which became the common speech for their
    Great Kingdom. An increasing number of scholars maintain a distinction
    between Middle Aerdi and Old Aerdi, the latter being a tribal dialect of
    Old High Oeridian spoken by the Aerdi before the creation of the Great
    Kingdom proper and containing less Flan and Suel influence than the
    former. (Great Kingdom assertions of the 'purity' of their language are
    considered ridiculous by most independent scholars.) Middle Aerdi was
    prevalent through much of the Flanaess, and has developed into two main
    languages: Ferrond and modern Aerdi.

    Ferrond is the dominant language across Furyondy/Velona and the western
    shores of the Nyr Dyv, spoken by at least 4 million people. Despite the
    importance of Ferrond, this language is completely ignored by Gaxyg; it
    seems that the Great Kingdom scholars prefer to regard Ferrond as a
    corrupted dialect of Aerdi, a stand which ignores the subsequent
    divergence of both languages. As the Great Kingdom ebbed and the frontier
    states became independent, linguistic differences grew; the Kingdom of
    Furyondy was formed in 898 OR, after which Ferrond became prevalent. An
    archaic and corrupted form of Ferrond is reputedly spoken in Blackmoor.

    Aerdi, the so called 'Common' tongue used thoughout the Great Kingdom,
    Nyrond and environs, is undeniably used by more people that any other
    language in the Flanaess, particularly if one includes its dialects. It
    is estimated that at least 20 million people use Aerdi as a primary
    language, and over 10 million use it as a secondary language. The Great
    Kingdom/Nyrond population is large enough to have developed significant
    internal dialects, particularly in the south among the disaffected fiefs
    now known as the Iron League. 'High Aerdi', a name used by many Aerdi
    scholars and nobles for the language as a whole, is more appropriately
    reserved for their own dialect of the language. Outside the Great
    Kingdom, Nyrond, the Pale and the Urnst states have their own emergent
    dialects.

    By way of a footnote, distinction must be drawn between the Nyrondese and
    Nyrondal tongues. Nyrondese is an old language, predating the Battle of
    a Fortnight's Length, and is frequently run across in backwater areas of
    Nyrond. Nyrondal is a dialect that is developing in the speakers of
    Aerdi living in Nyrond.


    The Baklunic Languages



    The Baklunish states of the far west, remnants of the ancient Bakluna
    empire, speak Baklava, a direct descendant of Ancient Baklunish that is
    referred to as Central Baklunish among eastern scholars. The claim made
    by Gaxyg that Ancient Baklunish remains uncorrupted among certain Paynim
    tribes is another demonstration of his inadequate grasp of this field and
    his reliance upon hearsay. Serious study of the Baklunic languages has
    been practically non-existant in the Great Kingdom, but such is to be
    expected of the ivory-tower mentality of Aerdi sages. Baklava is spoken
    by at least three million people. Non-Baklava dialects of Central
    Baklunish also occur in the Plains of the Paynims.

    The continuous intermingling of populations in Ket presents an interesting
    field of study, and while the Ketite dialect of Central Baklunish can be
    understood by Baklava speakers, some scholars maintain that there are
    sufficient differences (most notably the absence of the ablative case) for
    it to be considered a separate language.

    The nomadic peoples created by the fusion of Oerid and Baklunish refugee
    groups combined Ancient Baklunish with Low Oeridian (see above).
    Following the patterns established by their subsequent settlement, this
    language group falls naturally into two subgroups, North and South
    Baklunish
    .

    North Baklunish is represented by Yachokh, the common language of the
    Wolf and Tiger nomads (numbering somewhere under 1 million). Dialectic
    differentiation has taken place between the two groups, but Yachokh is
    still considered a single language, pending field studies in the region.

    Several South Baklunish dialects exist among the Paynim tribes, but the
    most important is Uli, the language of Ull, boasting at least 0.5
    million speakers.

    Game Mechanics


    Summary



    The concepts contained in here draw heavily on the languages system from
    the "Dragon Warriors" RPG by Dave Morris and released by Corgi books
    (mainly) in Australia and the UK in the mid-1980's. If you run across any
    of the books in this series of 6, grab them! DW is the best RPG system I
    have run across in my 15 years of gaming. Anyway, a summary of DW
    terms (that DM's will probably adapt as they see fit for their own
    campaigns)...


    Proficiency:

    Basic - a smattering of vocabulary (eg. 'cold', 'hungry', 'mercy')

    Intermediate - Conversant, but will occasionally be misunderstand.

    Fluent - Can think in the language.


    Complexity:

    Simple, Undemanding, Complex, Abtruse.

    As an example, Ferral (the secret diplomatic language of the Iron League)
    would be Simple (only able to explain limited concepts) and Modern Chinese
    (with its reliance on word order, pronunciation and even pitch) would be
    Abtruse to most westerners.


    Relatedness:

    Close - as related as say Italian and Spanish are. Lowers the complexity
    of the closely related language by one step (if you have Intermediate
    proficiency in the first language) or two steps (if you are Fluent in the
    first language).

    Distant - as related as say English and French are. Lowers the complexity
    of the distantly related language by one step if you are Fluent in the
    first language.


    So on with the languages:


    Aerdi ("Common")



    Speakers: (as their primary language): about 20 million.

    Aerdi is the official language for all states from the Sea Barons through
    to the Nyr Dyv, and from the Iron League to the Pale and Ratik. Many of
    the Bandit Kingdoms use Aerdi as their primary language, and fluent
    speakers of Aerdi are common in Greyhawk and the Wild Coast (nb. because
    of its lucrative trading position, Greyhawk refuses to employ an
    "official" language - most of its citizens are bi- or tri-lingual.
    However most children are taught Aerdi first). Many dialects are
    beginning to appear, although all are mutually intelligible.

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Aerdi is very easy to speak badly. With a bit of luck, others may just
    think they are hearing a dialect they are unfamiliar with. High Aerdi
    however is Complex, as the Great Kingdom nobility are less forgiving of
    variation.

    Closely related to: Ferrond

    Distantly related to: Nyrondese, Velondi, Ancient Oeridian

    Script: Classic Alphabet


    Keoish



    Speakers: about 5 million.

    Keoish is the official language of all lands lying between the
    Crystalmists and the Lortmils, and Jeklea Bay and Bissel. Bissel and Ket
    are linguistic jigsaws, with primary Keoish speakers in the majority in
    Bissel and a substantial minority in Ket. Keoish (with significant Orcish
    influence) is also the prevalent tongue in the Pomarj and Wild Coast.
    Most citizens of Greyhawk have at least Intermediate proficiency in
    Keoish, as do the citizens of Dyvers. Interestingly, Keoish has become
    the universal language amongst sailors across the southern waters around
    to the Lordship of the Isles. Historically, the Aerdi heavily
    underestimated the importance of naval trade and warfare, and the first
    Aerdi naval powers west of the Tilvanot were the memebrs of the Iron
    League - a recent development.

    Complexity: Complex

    Many idiosyncrasies have arisen from the mingling of Oeridic and Suelitic
    languages.

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Ancient Oeridian, Ancient Suloise

    Script: a variant of Suloise Pictograms, including a unique phonetic
    alphabet for dealing with words of Oeridic origin (think Japanese - Kanji
    + Hiragana/Katakana).


    Ferrond



    Speakers: about 4 million.

    Ferrond is the official language of Furyondy/Veluna. From this base, it
    gains acceptance by speakers in Bissel, Ket, and Greyhawk. About half of
    the Bandit Kingdoms use Ferrond as the official language, although a
    change in the halls of power of a Bandit Kingdom is often followed by a
    linguistic change as well. Traders from Dyvers (which uses Ferrond as the
    official language) carry familiarity with Ferrond across the Nyr Dyv, but
    usually not fluency. Some parts of the Wild Coast also use Ferrond for
    day-to-day communication, although this is rare. Interestingly, Iuz
    himself uses Ferrond (liberally fortified with orcish influence) as the
    main language in his domain, and the Hierarchs of the Horned Society are
    rumoured to have come from a Ferrond-speaking Bandit Kingdom. As noted
    noted elsewhere, Blackmoor also speaks a (barely) recognisable form of
    Ferrond.

    Complexity: Undemanding

    For the same reasons as Aerdi.

    Closely related to: Aerdi, Velondi

    Distantly related to: Ancient Oeridian

    Script: Classic Alphabet


    Baklava


    Speakers: about 3-4 million

    The official language of Ekbir, Zeif, Tusmit and Ket. Also the primary
    language of some of the more Baklunish of the tribes of the Plains of the
    Paynims (that is, those tribes with minimal Oeridian influence, be it
    genetic or cultural).

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: Ancient Baklunish

    Distantly related to: Southern Baklunish

    Script: The sinuous, fluid alphabet of Jezant.


    Southern Baklunish


    Speakers: about 2 million across the Plains of the Paynims and Ull

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Baklava, Ancient Baklunish, Yachokh, Ancient
    Oeridian


    Fruz


    Speakers: about 1 million.

    Official language of Schnai, Cruzki and Fruztii. Some speakers in Ratik
    and the Hold of Stonefist.

    Complexity: Complex

    Closely related to: Ancient Suloise

    Distantly related to: Ancient Flan.

    Script: Suloise Pictograms


    Yachokh


    Speakers: about 1 million in the Wolf and Tiger Nomads

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Ancient Baklunish, Southern Baklunish, Ancient
    Oeridian, Spaenhah

    Script: Jezant


    Tenhah


    Speakers: about 0.5 million in the Duchy of Tenh and the Hold of Stonefist

    Complexity: Abtruse - this is a highly codified language!

    Closely related to: Ancient Flan

    Distantly related to: Shwanah

    Script: Flanic Hieroglyphs.


    Nyrondese


    Speakers: about 0.5 million in backwater parts of Nyrond

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: Ferral

    Distantly related to: Aerdi, Ancient Oeridian.

    Script: Classic Alphabet.


    Velondi


    Speakers: about 0.3 million in backwater parts of Veluna and Furyondy

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: Ferrond

    Distantly related to: Aerdi, Ancient Oeridian

    Script: Classic Alphabet.


    Spaenhah


    Speakers: about 0.2 million in Perrenland

    Complexity: Abtruse

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Ancient Flan, Yachokh, Shwanah

    Script: originally Flanic Hieroglyphs, now Jezant.


    Shwanah


    Speakers: about 0.2 million in the Rovers and the Hold of Stonefist.

    Complexity: Undemanding

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Ancient Flan, Tenhah, Spaenhah

    Script: none originally, now Suloise pictograms in the Hold of Stonefist

    Alad


    Speakers: about 0.1 million in Geoff, Sterich and the Yeomanry.

    Complexity: Complex

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly Related to: Ancient Flan.

    Script: originally Flanic Hieroglyphs, now Keoish variant of Suloise
    pictograms.


    Lendorian


    Speakers: nil (as a primary language)

    Complexity: Abtruse

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Ancient Suloise

    Script: Suloise Pictograms


    Ancient Flan


    Speakers: nil.

    The language is extinct as a spoken tongue, but those with proficiency in
    the language are literate in Flanic hieroglyphs as used by the Ancient
    Flan. Sites with this language may be found anywhere in the Flanaess.

    Complexity: Abtruse

    Closely related to: Tenhah

    Distantly related to: Spaenhah, Shwanah, Alad

    Script: Flanic Hieroglyphs.


    Ancient Suloise


    Speakers: nil

    Although the survival of Keoish and Fruz give an idea of what spoken
    Suloise may have been like, as with Ancient Flan, a purely concept driven
    script cannot preserve the pronunciation and vocabulary in the same manner
    that a phonetic alphabet can. Proficiency in Ancient Suloise gives
    literacy with the Suloise pictograms. In this case Fruz may be written
    and read, but not spoken. Keoish, due to its Oeridic influence may pose a
    little more of a problem. Sites with this language are usually found to
    the south or to the east of the Nyr Dyv.

    Complexity: Abtruse

    Closely related to: Fruz

    Distantly related to: Lendorian, Keoish

    Script: Suloise pictograms


    Ancient Baklunish


    Speakers: nil (as a primary language)

    Ancient Baklunish is still spoken in the courts of Ekbir and Zeif. Ket
    and Tusmit use Baklava even in formal ceremonies. Sites with Ancient
    Baklunish writings are uncommon east of the Yatils.

    Complexity: Complex

    Closely related to: Baklava

    Distantly related to: Southern Baklunish, Yachokh.


    Ancient Oeridian


    Speakers: nil (and ignore Aerdi scholars and nobles who say otherwise!)

    Truly Ancient Oeridian, a single language, long ago died out leaving only
    tribal tongues such as Velondi, Aerdi and Nyrondese which arose from Old
    High Oeridian. Low Oeridian only remains in the influence it has had on
    the Northern and Southern Baklunish languages. (See part 4 of 6). Oeridic
    sites are more common to the north than to the south of the Nyr Dyv, and
    in any case Oeridian monuments are comparatively new, being at most about
    1000 years old.

    Complexity: Complex

    Closely related to: none

    Distantly related to: Aerdi, Nyrondese, Velondi, Ferrond, Yachokh,
    Southern Baklunish, Keoish (from this it can be seen how Aerdi scholars
    who define Ancient Oeridian as part of their language could justify the
    claim that "Common" was the only language spoken in the Flanaess!)
    Script: an emergent form of the Classic Alphabet, related to Jezant.

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    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by Frozenblaze on Thu, August 04, 2005
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    Interesting but i'll try to find some other way to name the baklunish language... I do love too much those mediteranean desserts



    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by mortellan on Thu, August 04, 2005
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    Excellent article and well researched. My only quibble as I am deep into the writings of Ull is that their dialect is canonically termed Ulagha. 'Uli' or 'Southern Baklunish' are not incorrect either mnd you, I'm just pointing this out since you seemed to have taken care to define the many other dialects correctly. Once again a great read.



    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by GVDammerung on Fri, August 05, 2005
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    I think this is one of the coolest articles I've read on CF.  I really like the detail and how it is laid out - interesting, engaging and very user friendly.  It is linguistics as much as language.  This is a great contribution!  Very, very good job! :-D



    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by Robbastard on Mon, August 08, 2005
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    This is actually a very old article that has been on the web for years. I was so impressed with it that I use a combination of it, canon, Living GH, & a few inventions of my own for languages in my campaign: http://homepages.ius.edu/rvest/Greyhawk/GHLanguages.html


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    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by Wolfsire on Mon, August 08, 2005
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    This is one of the best posts I have seen.  The in character slashing of what I assume to be the simplicity of canon was wonderful.



    Re: Languages of the Flanaess (Score: 1)
    by Shalaban on Wed, August 17, 2005
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    Vary clear, and I liked the extrapolations, they fit so well. I would like to see this kind of treatment for the Greyhawk Demi-Humans.




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