The Mulhorandi languages were a sub-grouping of the Mulani languages[1] and members of the Rauric languages family.[1][2][3]


This sub-grouping included the tightly related languages Mulhorandi and Thayan.[1] Some scholars did not recognize these two languages as distinct and only recognized a single Mulhorandi language.[4]


The Mulhorandi languages were highly inflected, and word order was of only minor importance. The languages sounded thick and slow to speakers of many other languages.[2]


In their earliest forms, the Mulhorandi languages used a logographic system of writing, which included pictographs to represent concepts. Over the millennia, the written form of the languages were simplified yet still contained tens of thousands of pictographs.[2] By the late 14th century DR, speakers of Mulhorandi proper tended to use the Celestial alphabet instead, which was taught to them by the god Thoth,[3] while those speaking Thayan utilized Infernal in their writing.[4][3]


It has been theorized that priestly rituals played a strong role in the sound and cadence of these languages.[2]




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