Tabotan was quite a simple language and the common form was easily learned, but few outsiders knew it, and few Tabotans knew the Trade Tongue, only their native tongue. Fortunately, most cities and villages, especially those near the borders and along trade routes, had interpreters available. This in turn gave outsiders few incentives to learn Tabotan themselves.
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- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Mike Pondsmith, Jay Batista, Rick Swan, John Nephew, Deborah Christian (1988). Kara-Tur: The Eastern Realms (Volume I). (TSR, Inc), pp. 72–73. ISBN 0-88038-608-8.