The current Orc language, also known as Daraktan, is the common language written and spoken by most orcs. It evolved from the archaic Hulgorkyn language used by the orcs many years ago. Daraktan uses the Dethek script.
- ↑ Thomas M. Costa. "Speaking in Tongues." Dragon Magazine Annual 1999. Page 29. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition, p. 85. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
- ↑ Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams (August 2000). Player's Handbook 3rd edition, p. 74. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0-7869-1551-4.