ka limiting particle and suffix; k is compounded with ʋt, a̱, and ah; k has reference to the preceding word; ʋt is nom. and agrees; a̱ is obj. and is governed by k, iak fehna, Mark 13:1; katiohmik, Matt. 13:4; anumpulik fehna, Matt. 9:18, a demonstrative or a definite article, the. The examples show this, and that it is not a contraction; antak fehna; tahlapik, Luke 3:1; nunak fehna, ahashwak fehna, Luke 3:2 [?]. Ilʋppa, ilʋppak; nanta, nantak; yʋmma, yʋmmak; achik fena ako̱, John 4:27 [?]. k is the sign of the demonstrative and definite article pronouns, as ak, hak, yak, kak, mak. It follows verbs and nouns also, k being suffixed to the preceding word.
ksign of the past tense, as chumpak, which may be a contraction from chumpa tuk, he bought; he did buy; here k limits the act of buying. It is thus like don’t in English, k is a contracted form of the adv. kʋmo, as in ialek, I went (for iali kʋmo). k is here a demonstrative of action, in the past tense, indefinite, or aorist; used in the nasal form, hlako̱ffik.
kaart. and rel. pron., in the accus. case or dative case, the which; the one which; that which, John 4:14, 29. puta ka, these, in the ob. case, Matt. 1:20; 2:3; k is distinctive; a, objective.
kaadv.perhaps; ishla ka, Luke 4:34 [?]; spoken by way of inquiry. The interrogative tone makes it adverbial.alsokah
kaeuphonic, for sound’s sake, in the neg. forms of verbs, future tense, etc.; akpesokachi, akpesokahe, akpesoka hinla, akpesoka wa, akpesoka heto; the k is suffixed to the verb. Perhaps this k has a designating sense, as ke and ki, in the neg. form; akpeso ketuk, akpesoketuk, akpesakitok, akpesokitok.
kabakn.a noise made by a single blow; a blow; a knock.