Cheated Hearts

“Sometimes I think that I’m bigger than the sound.”



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.