Useful Kala phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Kala, a constructed language.

Jump to phrases

See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.

Key to abbreviations: inf = informal, frm = formal

English Kala
Welcome uatsa
Hello (General greeting) yata, hala (on phone)
How are you? to tayo ka
Reply to 'How are you?' niha, nyasa, ma ta ka
Long time no see amaha nanku anyayek
What's your name? ke ata tayo ka
My name is ... ... ata nayo a
Where are you from? mo ta asa ka
I'm from ... na te ... a
How old are you? ke ika tayo ka
I'm ... years old na ke neku ... anyaye
Pleased to meet you peso niha
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
yomua niha
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
puama niha
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
puama niha
Good night yohua niha
(Parting phrases)
Good luck! hatsa niha
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day yoma niha
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
samya niha
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
yala niha
I understand na unya
I don't understand na unyak
Please speak more slowly tsepa maha tepa kala
Please say that again tsepa ano kala
Please write it down tsepa moya
Do you speak English? ta ke enkala unya ka
Do you speak Kala? ta ke kala unya ka
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
ahi a
How do you say ... in Kala? ke mila nya … nahe kala ka
Excuse me tliha
How much is this? itla hinta ka
Sorry na koya
Please tsepa
Thank you nyasa
Reply to thank you heye
Where's the toilet / bathroom? mo ke uetse ka
This gentleman/lady will pay for everything iko nya kua simyatli
Would you like to dance with me? ta ma'a na maseue ka
I miss you na'eta uaho
I love you na'eta itsa
Get well soon kya tamaha
Leave me alone! kya yala
Help! yote!
Fire! tlatsa!
Stop! kya hika!
Call the police! tsonyo!
Birthday greetings yomanasa niha
Congratulations heko!
One language is never enough kala na'o amak kapa ak
My hovercraft is full of eels kohono nayo te kuamilo yeno

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.


Information about Kala

Phrases in other constructed languages (conlangs)

Esperanto, Ido, Interlingua, Ishirkian, Kala, Klingon, Laala, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Pig Latin, Quenya, Romániço, Solresol, Talossan, Toki Pona, Uropi, Volapük, Wightian

Phrases in other languages

Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:


If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.

Note: all links on this site to, and are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.