kalama

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meaning

صوت ، ضوضاء ، تلاوة

semantic space · lipamanka

The semantic space of kalama contains all noises and sounds and any act of creating a noise or sound. Any sound from any source can be a kalama. Music is a kalama. A scream is kalama. The sound that a tree makes when it falls in the forest is a kalama. A sound doesn't have to travel through air to be a kalama: whale noises are kalama, and a heartbeat through a stethoscope is kalama. kalama could be an absolute pitch, or multiple. It could be sound designed to sound a certain way, or chaotic noise.

ku translations

sound100, noise79, tone50, bang27

pu verbatim

VERB to produce a sound; recite, utter aloud

usage

core · 100% usage

found in pu

coined pre-pu

origin

Serbo-Croatian · галама galama ‘noise (of the human voice)’

by jan Sonja

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kalama

emission modifier + “mouth”

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ucsur

U+F1915

audio

kala Asi

jan Lakuse

luka pona

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