Kala Phrase


naha nya puna ke asa tomonko
river for land O life provide-CONT
“Rivers give life to the land.”

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Kala Phrase


nam mue pana ke mauam anyapak
1pl without rain O flower-PL see-ABIL-NEG
We cannot see the flowers without rain.

Kala Phrase


uye nankua nalo
sometimes 1pl.INCL smile
We all smile sometimes.

Kala Phrase


kuama sama emyatli
always sun happen-FUT
The sun always rises.

Kala Phrase


kala nya onyo nkumuk
Kala for study difficult-NEG
Kala is not difficult to study.

Tloko glyph

마야
maya – /maːja/ – water; liquid

reminiscent of a long neck jug for carrying water

The glyph on the left is the ‘epigraphic’ version, the middle is the ‘text’, and the right is the ‘handwritten’. The green “te” is the syllable from which the glyph was derived.

Tloko glyph

티가
tlika – / t͡ɬiːka/ – family; kin; clan

reminiscent of Han Character

The glyph on the left is the ‘epigraphic’ version, the middle is the ‘text’, and the right is the ‘handwritten’. The green “hyo” is the syllable from which the glyph was derived.