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Ka Khulpi/ Secret

Updated: Aug 28, 2023






"Ka khulpi" ka dei ka jingshisha ba la buhrieh; ka dei kaei-kaei ka bym lah ban iohi. I Rev. Dr. Ïarington Kharkongor ha ka Dienshonhi jong i, i ai ïa ka ktien phareng "secret" hadien ka jingbatai ïa ka ktien "khulpi".


Ka don ka jingong kaba ong: "Kren da thew ha la ka khulpi". Kane ka mut ban kren da kaba sumar ha khmat ki briew, ne haba duwai ha u Blei, ban antad bad ban thew ïa la ka ktien ha ka tarajur ka mynsiem bad ka dohnud, shuwa ban pynmih ïa ka shabar.


Tharai ngi lah ban pyndonkam da kane ka kyntien ïa ka ktien "secret". Phi pyrkhat kumno?



Ka khulpi is a truth that is hidden; it is something that cannot be seen. Rev. Dr. Ïarington Kharkongor in his dictionary adds the English word "secret" after the Khasi explanation of khulpi.


There is also a Khasi phrase which says: Kren da thew ha la ka khulpi which means to speak with care and caution in front of people, or when in prayer to God, to assess and measure words in the scales of the soul and heart, before speaking the words.


So perhaps we may use the word "khulpi" for the "secret". What do you think?


Bun ki jingbatai ïa ka kyntien "secret" ki batai kum kaba buhrieh ne ka bym ïohi. Ka don pat ka jingkwah ban ïoh tang da kawei hi ka kyntien ban pynkylla sha ka Khasi. 🏞️🆎
Ka kyntien "khulpi" ka sngew shongkhia shuh shuh ynda la pyrkhat shaphang ka jingong "Kren da thew ha la ka khulpi" ⚖️💌
🟡 English translation by @speakyourroots

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