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Khasi Adverbs





Btáj-btáj ka mut kaba kynja ba dambit ne bit nah/ soft and sticky.


Wur-wur ka mut kaba kylluid ne kaba ïar/ something loose or wide.


Wap-wap, wep-wep ka mut ba jem tlot, kumba jem u briew ba pang swai/ someone who is frail and delicate because of ill health.


Ryngmang-ryngmang ka mut kaei kaei kaba long kyndit khlem da pyrkhat ne khmih lynti lypa/ something unexpected and unforeseen.


Jngaiñ-jngaiñ ka mut kaba ïong shikatdei kum ka um ba jylliew/ something dark like very deep water.


Ngaiñ-ngaiñ ka mut kaba dum tliw bad ka thew ïa ka jingdum jong ka bneng/ very dark and usually refers to the darkness of the sky.


Pharúh-phareh ka mut ha ka rukom ka bym suitniew/ careless, reckless, clumsy.



Khasi adverbs bring character and substance to the Khasi language! 💬🗯️💭 They describe actions, colour, emotion and so many things with a dramatic effect that is not easily translated.

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