In the Duchies there are a variety of languages. The formal languages of the Merchants is Mirelle, the diplomatic language is Aleran. A person with ability to speak the various languages is a valuable commodity. The languages are Patula, Hebrean, Mirelle, Firenz, The Green Isles (includes Tosmat, Alaren), Baldamar, Veristan, The Duchies, Istellian, Aponi, Vemany,
Rarer languages Veran-from the lands to the west, Rokan, Cathayn, from the far east. Rindrian from the east. Samaraan from the southern western lands.