Orcish Phrases and Slang
|"Only good for dragon's dung."
||Implies that an individual is over confident in their abilities and will get themselves killed because of it.
|"They've got a wyvern's stinger for a tongue."
||To say that one only speaks ill of others and/or yells and swears a lot.
|"Go bed a Dwarf!"
||Used as an insult and implies that one has poor taste in bed mates.
|"You've got tusks like a rabbit!"
||Implies that a Orc's tusks are flat and dull.
|"Dura runs circles around you."
||A phrase that states one has poor endurance and tires quickly in a fight.
|"Child of a troll"
||A term to refer to those that have eaten the flesh of other sentient beings, whether or not it was an act of desperation or one of delight.
|"You fight as well as a toothless old drake."
||Used to claim that one is useless in a fight. Typically used when a young male challenges the head male of a tribe for his tribe.
|"Your scars are self inflicted!"
||Orcs see scars as a sign of their strength and ability to hold their own in a fight. To claim that one inflicted their own scars is to say that they are too much of a coward to fight, and that they would rather fake their achievements.
|"Dull of blade and herbs of poison."
||A saying among the women to refer to another Orc woman as a detriment to the tribe's well being. She is unable to create effective tools and is unable to identify plants as beneficial or toxic.