"There is no word for "thank you" in Dothraki."
Jorah Mormont[src]

Dothraki is the language spoken by the Dothraki people.

Important Terminology

  • Dosh khaleen - Widows of deceased khals, who preside over the Dothraki city of Vaes Dothrak. Wise-women who essentially the leaders of the Dothraki religion.
  • Khal - Dothraki warlord.
  • Khaleesi - The wife of the khal.
  • Khalasar - Dothraki clan or tribe, led by a khal.
  • Ko - Kos are lieutenants of a khal, commanding subdivisions of a khalasar. On the death of a khal, a ko may try to become the new khal, or split off his own riders to form a new, smaller khalasar.
  • Me nem nesa - "it is known"[1]
  • Qoy Qoyi - (literally, "blood of my blood") "Bloodrider", a Dothraki warrior that has pledged his life to the service of a khal.
  • Vaes Dothrak - the only Dothraki city, located deep within the Dothraki Sea.

Season 1

See: Season One Dothraki Dialogue on

Season 2

See: Season Two Dothraki Dialogue on

Season 3

According to an interview with David J. Peterson on in November 2012, there is actually only one line in the Dothraki language in Season 3 of the TV series.[2]

Behind the scenes

The Dothraki language was created by David J. Peterson of the Language Creation Society, and as of May 2011 has a vocabulary of over 2,500 words. He has also worked on other languages for the show, such as Skroth and Asshai'i.


See also

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