Kala Phrase

하 거 허마로 암버교여
ha ke hemalo ampekyoye
/ha kɛ ɦemaːlo aᵐpekʲoːjɛ/
3s O tent-PL set.up-quickly-PST
He threw up the tents in a hurry.

Advertisements

Kala Phrase

타존 냐 타하 거 타가 마아 서느 오야 마 서다 모가여
tlatsoko nya tlaha ke tlaka ma’a senu oya ma seta mokaye
/t͡ɬat͡ʃoːn ɲa t͡laha kɛ t͡ɬaka maːʔa ʃɛːnu oːja ma ʃɛːta mokaːje/
final-AG for leave O man with hair black and smooth be.white.faced-PST
The last to leave was a tall man, with a pale face and smooth, black hair.

Kala Phrase

거 거하 토오요 슈라
ke keha tlo’oyo suala
/kɛ keˌɦa t͡ɬoʔoːjo sʷaːla/
O body elephant-GEN be.heavy
An elephant has a heavy build.

New Kala word

더그
teku – /tɛːku/ – underestimate; underrate; undervalue

Taken from: dīgū

Kala Phrase

거 거하 가먀터 하요 마아 타감 뱌사하먀여
eha ke keha kamyatle hayo ma’a tlakam pyasahamyaye
/eɦa kɛ keˌɦa kamʲaːt͡le haːjo maːʔa t͡ɬaːkam pʲaʃahamʲaˈjɛ/
P.3s O body stun-REL 3s.POSS with man-PL be.popular-AUG-CAUS-PST
Her bewitching body made her very popular with men.

fodder for pharaohs

we’re sniffing fried rainbows and snacking on tadpoles while contemplating underground balloons
can we stop for a moment?
there might be worthy topics that haven’t been flatulent yet
the dogs have waited too long for their chance at being aquanauts
growing weary and teary at the notion of being tried and cried

we loved the tea
just one more plea
please don’t call us again
where do we begin?

New Kala word

허마
hema – /ɦɛːma/ – tent; net; tarp; pavilion

Taken from: hema