’ala

High Lulani

(al)

/ˈʔal.ə/

inanimate stem mass noun
heat
Derived Terms

’alamusa (alUs) sun’s heat

’alaxuhha (alZ;h) heat of the fire

cussi’ala (y;Sal) to feel hot

japa’ala (jpal) haze

Usage Notes

these are just about the only terms of this type. Anything else uses the genitive.

Examples

daqa ’ala

(dq / al)

water-gen heat

“the heat of the water”

abstract stem count noun
temperature degree
Notes*

This temperature scale is set with 0 0 at absolute zero, and 495 230 at the triple point of water.

In ordinary use, temperatures between 450 200 and 675 300 are given without the hundreds place.

*Numbers in bold are in decimal, numbers in italics are in balanced sesquidecimal.