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Common Eastern, or Common, is the most widely spoken language in the Eastern Lands. It is spoken in Tortall, Tusaine, Galla, Maren, Tyra and Sarain. Scanrans can speak and understand Common, as can the people formerly of Barzun (now southern Tortall). There are a variety of Common dialects, including Lower City slang, spoken by the poorest of Corus.
For more information about Common terms, and those of other languages, see the page on Terminology.