Clothing

A few words of clothing terminology in Kala.

pano – cloth; woven material; textiles
palo – cane; staff; walking stick
pesa – bolt of cloth
pono – face powder
puku / -pu – attire; clothes; wear
taki – coat; jacket; robe
kasa – bamboo; parasol; umbrella
kona – dress; skirt
kyapu – fleece; wool; woolen
kyalo – gem; jewel; precious stone
mpuli – fluff; lint [feel nervous]
menka – cotton
mitli – suit; tunic
motsi – bag; pouch; sack
muti – fad; fashion
ntoka – button; fasten; knot
ntolo – locket; medallion; pendant
nampa – blouse; shirt; vest
niye – undergarment; underwear
sapa – boot; footwear; shoe
solo – socks; stockings; tights
haka – drawers; pants; trousers
hola – cloth; towel; headscarf
tsesa – apron
tsili – tailor; to make clothes
tsosi – silk
tsukua – tassel; ribbon; bow
tlipa – ascot; cravat; necktie
tlinku – clink of jewels; tinkling of gem-pendants
anti – suspenders; garters; strap; sling
opi – belt; sash; strap
oyo – bead; small round object; pearl
uanku – spectacles; eyeglasses; -ocular; -scope
yasi – cosmetics; makeup
yole – zip; zipper

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