Kozakuran and Wa-an remained closely related; some considered them only different dialects of the same language. There was perhaps 65% comprehension between the two.
Koryo's vocabulary comprised many words evolved from the old Han tongue, as well as loanwords from Wa-an and Kao te Shou that had been borrowed over centuries. Koryo's vocabulary was very different to that of Kozakuran, but its grammar was very similar. Koryo sounded more like Wa-an than Kao te Shou, but it was as simple to use as Shou.
- ↑ No source has explicitly defined a "Han languages" linguistic group, though there is a group of languages descended from Han. This article follows the organization developed in the "Speaking in Tongues" article in Dragon Annual #4, used for other languages articles on this wiki.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Mike Pondsmith, Jay Batista, Rick Swan, John Nephew, Deborah Christian (1988). Kara-Tur: The Eastern Realms (Volume II). (TSR, Inc), p. 120. ISBN 0-88038-608-8.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Curtis Smith and Rick Swan (1990). Ronin Challenge. (TSR, Inc), pp. 86, 87. ISBN 0-88038-749-1.
- ↑ Mike Pondsmith, Jay Batista, Rick Swan, John Nephew, Deborah Christian (1988). Kara-Tur: The Eastern Realms (Volume II). (TSR, Inc), p. 172. ISBN 0-88038-608-8.