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English citations of Dothraki

Noun: a horse lord of the east in the A Song of Ice and Fire series[edit]

  • 1996 August 6, George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones:
    He had the copper skin and dark almond eyes of a Dothraki, but his face was hairless and he wore the spiked bronze cap of the Unsullied.
  • 2000 August, George R. R. Martin, A Storm of Swords:
    It was four hundred years ago or more, when the Dothraki first rode out of the east, sacking and burning every town and city in their path.
  • 2011 April 27, Roger Allam as Magister Illyrio Mopatis, “Winter Is Coming”, Game of Thrones season 1 episode 1:
    The Dothraki are not known for their punctuality.
  • 2012 September 25, Christopher John Farley, “‘The Voice’ Season 3, Blind Auditions Continued: TV Recap”, Speakeasy, accessed on 2012-10-12:
    Your heart went out to her—and then “The Voice” took that heart and ate it like one of the Dothraki on “Game of Thrones.”
  • 2012 October 7, Freezer, “[MSTing] Someone To Love Me [Danny Phantom, PG-13]”,, Usenet:
    No, you didn't! The Dothraki would say you didn't!
  • 2012 November 6, Lizzy Cooperman, “Game of Thrones: Election Dashboard”, E! Online, accessed on 2012-11-08:
    Meanwhile in Essos, the Dothraki people, traditionally opposed to centralized government, have canceled their weather-permitting celebratory bonfire, and will turn their attention back to breeding season.

Adjective: of the Dothraki people[edit]

  • 1996 August 6, George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones:
    Ten thousand, that would be enough, I could sweep the Seven Kingdoms with ten thousand Dothraki screamers.
  • 2011 April 27, Roger Allam as Magister Illyrio Mopatis, “Winter Is Coming”, Game of Thrones season 1 episode 1:
    A Dothraki wedding without at least three deaths is considered a dull affair.
  • 2011 May 28, Ken from Chicago, “Clippy makes it better”,, Usenet:
    You appear to be threatening the wife and unborn child of a dothraki warlord right in front of him and his fellow warlords, I can help you commit a far less painful method of suicide.
  • 2012 June 2, Dent, Grace, “Grace Dent on TV: Game of Thrones, Sky Atlantic”, The Independent, ISSN 0951-9467:
    No sane person intends to go down a path where Saturdays are spent changing from jeans to a Dothraki pelt-skin costume in the back of a Ford Focus in a Milton Keynes conference centre car-park before meeting their friend Nige (him of the egg-box dragon costume and blow-torch mouth o' fire effect) but cosplay has to start somewhere.
  • 2012 September 20, Shaunna Murphy, “Emmy Idle Threats: Give 'Game of Thrones' Emmy Gold or I'll Give (?) a Crown of Gold”,, accessed on 2012-10-12:
    So I'm going to let you in on a little secret: I also own a giant, pure-gold authentic Dothraki belt that I got on sale at Forever 21.
  • 2012 September 26, M. S., “Profiting from gridlock”, The Economist, ISSN 0013-0613:
    That seems implausible and expensive in the modern economy, but maybe we could try putting Congress on the road and just sending them to a new convention centre in a different state every two years, on sort of a Mongol Golden Horde or Dothraki model.
  • 2012 October 4, BVC, “Q&A With College And Magnolia”, Arkansas Expats, accessed on 2012-10-12:
    Jake Holland supposedly donated his lengthy tresses to Locks of Love this week. Any truth to the rumor that this is a cover up, and that he actually lost a battle and cut it in shame in the way of a Dothraki warrior?

Proper noun: artificial language designed for Dothraki in 2011 TV series Game of Thrones[edit]