Saturday, March 29, 2008

COMMON KALINGA WORDS

ENGLISH TO TALOCTOC
Some of the words (like table and window) are actually English words pronounced in the native accent. This is because these things were not yet used during the olden days.

1. TABLE - TEBOL
2. WINDOW - WINDO
3. BOLO - BODONG
4. FLOWER - POLAWEL
5. TEACHER - MISTALA
6. RAIN - UDAN
7. RICE - ISNA
8. FISH - GADIW
9. RICEFIELDS - PAYAO
10. RIVER - DAW-WANG
11. WATER - DANUM
12. FIRE - APOY
13. BOY - LALAKI ( L HERE IS PRONOUNCED AS Y)
14. GIRL - BABAI
15. WIFE/HUSBAND - ASAWA
16. GRANDFATHER/GRANDMOTHER - APPO OR APO
17. CHILD - ANAK
18. MOUNTAIN - BELEG
19. CUP - TASA
20. PLATE - PALATO

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