Trader's Tongue was an Orion language used in commerce. Its written form was known as Trader's Script.
Hikaru Sulu was familiar with Trader's Tongue and Trader's Script, which came in good use when he and Pavel Chekov signed aboard the Orion pirate starship RRV Queen Mary in 2269. (TOS novel: Prime Directive)
Select Trader's Tongue terms
- f'deraxt'la - the offspring of three related parents, also used to refer to citizens of the United Federation of Planets
- flars - bravery or strength
- stator rel, or stator - an obscenity
- tislin - a castrated male assigned to watch over female slaves