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.

New Kala word

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

Taken from: hema

Kala Phrase

타나 나허 므자 아여뮤러 거 아여 마 지규 즈스
tlana nahe mutsa ayemuele ke aye ma tsikue tsusu
person within society past-orient O past and tradition focus
/t͡ɬaːna naːɦe muːt͡ʃa ajɛmʷeːle kɛ aje maː t͡ʃɪːkʷe t͡suːʃu/
In a past-oriented society, people dwell on the past and on tradition.

New Kala word

므히
muhi – /muːɦi/ – environment; surrounding area; ecology

Taken from: محيط

Three dimensional shapes

mpila – sphere; ball; globe
pyota – cube; block; square
pyotan – cuboid; “cube-like”
tletsa – cylinder; column; file
uampu – cone; conical
tsiuampu – square-based pyramid (translates to “angled cone”)
tsiuampuhao – triangular-based pyramid (translates to “three-angled cone”)
tletso – prism

All prisms can be called tletso and then specified by the shape of the base and number of angles.

하 거 뵤다 나허 터자 모허뱌여
ha ke pyota nahe tletsa mohepyaye
/ha kɛ pʲoːta naˌɦe t͡ɬɛːt͡ʃa moɦɛpʲaːje/
3SG O cube inside cylinder place-ATT-PST
She tried to put a cube into a cylinder. ~ She tried to put a square peg into a round hole.