*k-l- “call, sound”

PMA kal “to sound” Sanskrit SIG, IESSG, VISW In Semitic, forms with laryngeal as second literal occur mixed with those with the laryngeal in third place. This also occurs in IndoEuropean. Thus *k-l-H.- “call” pre-IndoEuropean-Semitic *kaláH.- pre-IndoEuropean *kla:- Proto-IndoEuropean cla:mo: “proclaim” Latin cla:rus “loud” Latin ki-klé:-sko: “call” Greek lüejen “roar, yell” Middle High German hlo:wan “low” Old English low English kalH.a perf. “called” Ethiopian kalleH.a intens. “called” Ethiopian and *k-H.-l- pre-IndoEuropean-Semitic *ka:l- Proto-IndoEuropean cala:re “proclaim, announce” Latin halo:n “speak” Old High German IEW *kel-, *k(e)le:-, *k(e)la:-, kl-? “shout, scream, sound” kala- “making a slight sound, barely perceptible” Sanskrit kalakala- “screaming, noise” Sanskrit kaléo (for *kálo) “call, name” Greek ca:la- “call out, call together” Latin nomencla:tor “name caller” Latin cla:ma- “call” Latin hlo:ian “roar” Old High German hal “sound” Middle High German PMA kala- “to proclaim, cry, publish” Hawai'i tala- “to speak, tell” Tonga, Samoa tala-i- “proclaim” Polynesia tala-u- “noise, call” Polynesia tala-k “talk loudly” Philippines talaka- “discussion” Philippines kalatog- “a kind of sound” Philippines kala-ntog- “sound” Philippines kala-tong- “a clang of metallic objects” Philippines kalatis- “extremely soft noise” Tagalog kalavea- “low-voiced, indistinct” Hawai'i kalaha- “quarrel” Hawai'i kala-kala- “confused noise” Hawai'i kelu- “to call out” Morouas kel- “to call out” Tur, Nambel Back