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Ka Sotti Juk




Ka Sotti Juk ka dei ka juk kaba dang khuid dang sngur naduh ka saiñpyrkhat, ka rukom im la ka long naduh na la ïing la sem, ha shnong ha thaw, ki kam shnong ne saiñhima sima, haduh ka die ka thied, ka khaïi ka pateng. Ha kaba ka ktien ka ïeng rasong bad ka hooid ka neh ka hooid, ka em ka neh ka em. Wat ha uno ma uno u pud ka jingïakajia ne bym sngewthuh jingmut ka dang beit ban ïa kren tang da ka ktien ka thylliej khlem da kiew ïinglieh ïingsaw. Ka juk ha kaba U Kpa, U Kñi ki don la ka bor ka iktiar bad ki khun ki tieng burom la ki kmie ki kpa. Ka Juk kaba ka kmie ka long ka dohnud ka ïing bad U Kpa ka tyrpeng ka ïing, la kum ka tnum kaba kdup bad u rishot uba kyrshan.


"Ka Sotti Juk" is an age where honesty, truth and integrity prevails whether in ways of thinking, ways of life at home, in village or town, administrative or political activities and in trade and commerce. The power of the spoken word stands strong, where yes remains yes and no remains no. In a quarrel or misunderstanding, the spoken word is enough to resolve any contention or problem, without going to the extent of having to seek legal remedy. An age when the wisdom of the father and the maternal uncle have their strength and foresight and children love and respect their parents. An age where the mother symbolises the heart of the home and the father is the shoulder who holds responsibilities, like a roof who embraces all and a pillar who supports all.


Ka Sotti juk ka dei ka juk mynshwa hyndai ha ka por ba ki briew ki dang long shida bha; shu kren da ka ktien lah skhem lut ki kam ki jam bad wat ka kam thied jaka ruh ki shu ong da ka ktien lah biang ym donkam sakhi haduh katta ka jingiashaniah bad jinglong shisur.


Ka Sotti Juk ka dei ka juk jong ki khathynriew trep khathynriew skum. Ka juk ha kaba u Blei u dang ia iaid bad kren markhmat bad u briew.


Ka Sotti Juk ka mut ka juk jong ka jingsngur, jingshida mynsiem. Ka juk kaba hun ïa kaei kaba u Blei u la buh la thaw. Ka juk ka bym don jinglushia eiei ia ki jingdon jingem jong ka mariang.


Ka Sotti Juk ka dei ka por ba dang hok ka pyrthei...ka por ba u briew bad ka mariang ki dang kren kajuh ka ktien...ym tip ka bishni ne ka pihuiñ...ka lorni ka lorhap..ki im sngi thop ha la i kam lajong bad janmiet sawdong ka lyngwiar dpei ha ryngkat ka saw ksai ban sneng ban kraw.


Ka Sotti Juk ka dei ka juk ba dang hok dang shida ha baroh ki liang la ha ka ktien ka thylliej, ka akor ka burom, ka riam ka beit, ka ïaid ka ïeng, ka trei ka ktah. Baroh da ki jinglehhok suda khlem ka jingthok jinglamler, ka bamsap bamklop.


Nga shu iohsngew ha bun ki jingïathuhkhana ïa kane ka kyntien bad bunsien nga ïohsngew kumne , "ka sotti juk haba u briew bad u mrad ki dang kren kawei ka kyntien" nuksa ka Ïew Luri-Lura. Ha ka jingsngewthuh jong nga ka mut ka juk ha kaba ngi dang don ka jingsngewthuh iwei ïa iwei khlem da donkam ban pynsngewthuh lane kum ban ong noh ngi dang don kata ka jingïatiplem iwei ïa iwei bad ym pat don kata ka jingbishni ne jingpihuiñ kum ba ngi ïohi byllai ha kane ka juk kaba ngi im mynta . Namar ka jingbishni ka dei kawei ka daw ba tynrai kaba wanrah ïa ka jingïashun iwei ïa iwei. Kum ban pynkut kamut ka dei ka juk kaba lait naka jingbishni pihuiñ iwei ïa iwei.


Ka Sotti Juk ka mut ka por mynshwa ha kaba ki briew ki dang im shi sur shi dur bad ba ym ju don kano kano ka jingïakajia. Ki brew ki im suk im saiñ. Wat la ki duk ne riew spah kim kwah rhah ïa kano kano ka bym dei jong ki. Ki shong ki sah bad ki trei ki ktah tang hala u pud u sam. Kim don kata kw mynsiem bishni pihuiñ iwei ïa iwei.



"Ka Sotti Juk" is a Khasi phrase we have heard from our parents and grandparents. Here are some explanations of the phrase from our followers! 😃😃
Khublei Shibun @redfm_rjzack@amy_grace_7@kevin_nelson_17@ms_sngewbhalang@the_lost_soul_dreamer@zephyra_lavenza@evarylda022@gen_amane@_bala_kshr_06 for sending in your understanding of the phrase 🙏🙏 💜💜 They have made this post all the more richer!
🟡 English translation by @speakyourroots

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