don’t be tied
to foolish pride

the ego must hide
in the nide

look inside
where she sighed

never break stride
ignore the snide


Kala Phrase

하 거 서느 하요 바토허
ha ke senu hayo patlohe
3s O hair 3s.GEN brush-NEC
She needs to brush her hair.

Amal Phrase

האדאך כאניעשוך אשרשבויאשוא
ܗܐܕܐܟ ܟܘܢܝܥܫܘܟ ܐܫܪܫܒܘܝܐܫܘܐ

hadak kanyeshuk ashreshbuyashwa
accident-COM burn-PST-1pl roast-PPP-flesh-ACC
We accidentally burned the steak.

I’ve been experimenting with using the Hebrew alphabet for Amal. However, I think I like the simplicity of the Syriac. Let me know your thoughts.

Kala Phrase

umalo kamyo ke komohue suta
horse-PL 3pl.GEN O stable-LOC dwell
Their horses live in the stable.

Amal Phrase

ware shampanyu ta sawequk yahodimwa
/waːɾˌɛ ʃampaɲˌu taː sawɛʔˌuk jaɦodiːmˌwa/
bring-2s Champagne and supply-1pl strawberry-PL-ACC
Bring champagne, we’ll supply the strawberries.

Moya Calligraphy

This is just a little chart that I made for anyone that wants to cut & paste their own Moya samples. Let me know if you have any requests.

Kala Phrase

나 버우 거 도모 니하
na peua ke tomo niha
1s admit O offer nice
I admit, it is an attractive offer.

This sentence isn’t exactly grammatical, but it’s the most expedient way to translate the phrase.