Useful Kala phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Kala, a constructed language. Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages.

Key to abbreviations: inf = informal, frm = formal

EnglishKala
Welcomeuatsa
Helloyata, hala (on phone)
How are you?
Fine, thanks
to tayo ka
niha, nyasa, ma ta ka
Long time no seeamaha nanku anyayek
What's your name?
My name is ...
ke ata tayo ka
... ata nayo a
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
mo ta asa ka
na te ... a
How old are you?
I'm ... years old
ke ika tayo ka
na ke neku ... anyaye
Pleased to meet youpeso niha
Good morningyomua niha
Good afternoonpuama niha
Good eveningpuama niha
Good nightyohua niha
Goodbyeyata
Good luckhatsa niha
Cheers/Good health!kampa
Have a nice dayyoma niha
Bon appetitsamya niha
Bon voyageyala niha
I understandna unya
I don't understandna unyak
Please speak more slowlytsepa maha tepa kala
Please say that againtsepa ano kala
Please write it downtsepa moya
Do you speak English?ta ke enkala unya ka
Do you speak Kala?
Yes, a little
ta ke kala unya ka
ahi a
How do you say ... in Kala?ke mila nya … nahe kala ka
Excuse metliha
How much is this?itla hinta ka
Sorryna koya
Pleasetsepa
Thank you
Response
nyasa
heye
Where's the toilet?mo ke uetse ka
This gentleman/lady will pay for everythingiko nya kua simyatli
Would you like to dance with me?ta ma'a na maseue ka
I miss youna'eta uaho
I love youna'eta itsa
Get well soonkya tamaha
Leave me alone!kya yala
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
yote!
tlatsa!
kya hika!
Call the police!tsonyo!
Happy Birthdayyomanasa niha
Congratulationsheko!
One language is never enoughkala na'o amak kapa ak
My hovercraft is full of eels
Why this phrase?
kohono nayo te kuamilo yeno

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Links

Information about Kala
http://kalaueki.wikinet.org/wiki/Main_Page
http://footballbats.blogspot.co.uk

Phrases in other constructed languages (conlangs)

Esperanto, Ido, Interlingua, Ishirkian, Kala, Klingon, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Pig Latin, Talossan, Toki Pona, Wightian

Phrases in other languages