Kala Phrase

tsakahue ke heua sekanko
house-LOC O air dry-PROG
The air is dry in the house.

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New Kala word


utli
/ˈuːt͡ɬi/
casualty; victim (of an accident); wounded person

New Kala word


tsempe
/ˈt͡ʃɛːᵐpe/
rape; violate; force

Lexical change

I’ve been reviewing and editing a few lemma over the last couple of months, and one notable change is due to phonological similarities to other languages.

nye…ka to ask “Why?” is being replace with nyo…ka. It may seem like a minor change, but it alters the flow of many questions.

Kala phrase

yomaye na ke tloha atsu ma sauampatle tela
day-PST 1s O grass thick and damp-very-REL cut
Yesterday I cut the grass, which was very damp and thick.

New Kala word

tlipenua
/t͡ɬɪˈpɛːnʷa/
group/chain of islands; archipelago

ke pilipina tlipenua
The Philippines is an archipelago.

New Kala word

uano
/ˈwaːno/
other thing; something else

na ke uano unyak
I don’t know anything else.