Kala Idiom

거 우소 나요 여노
ke uaso nayo yeno
/kɛ waːʃo naːjo jɛːno/
O cup 1s.POSS be.full
My cup is full.

“this matter doesn’t concern me”; i.e. I have my tea, so the lack of tea is not my concern. A fairly egoistic phrase, but useful nonetheless.

Over the next few weeks I plan on exploring idioms on this page and how to express them (or, how I would) in Kala.

New Kala word

그요
kuyo – /kuːjo/ – intrinsic to sth; inherent; native; essential; innate

Taken from: 固有

Kala phrase

므눈거톤 거 너하 더 운기토 노먀여
munuanketlon ke neha te uankitlo nomyaye
/munʷaᵑkɛːt͡ɬon kɛ nɛːɦa te waᵑkit͡ɬo nomʲaːje/
culture-ABE-AG-ADV O slaughter of prison-AG action-PST
The slaughter of the prisoners was a barbarous act.

New Kala word

브허
puhe – /puːɦɛ/ – impatient; eager to; anxious to

Taken from: hopu – busy; despondent; hurried

Kala Phrase

가뮤 거 마타흐 냐 운기토구 나우여
kamue ke matahu nya uankitlokua naueye
/kaːmʷɛ kɛ mataːhu ɲa waᵑkit͡ɬoːkʷa nawɛːje/
general O kill-EXTR for prison-AG-INCL command-PST
The general ordered the massacre of all war prisoners.

oh my

she knows why
wind floats by

birds go fly
questions do pry

clouds so high
end now nigh

boys don’t cry

New Kala word

지더
tsite – /t͡ʃiːte/ – deserve; be worthy of; merit

Taken from: 值得