Catspeak School

Lesson 5: Names for stuff cont’d.

Woo-woo [woo-woo]

Cats do not like woo-woo to blow under their tails. It is considered a very bad omen.

Kikkarik [kick-a-rick]

Skybang [sky-bang]
Thunder. Also explosions, cars backfiring, gunshots etc.


Safe inside stuff…

Lidda   [lid-duh]
Lid or saucer. Generalised covering.  Also refers to the roof of a house.

Potta  [pot-tuh]
Bowl or pot. A potta from which humvee or hullabulla can be licked is especially prized and is known as qolliti potta.






– to be continued – 

(Read Part 1 of Lesson 5 here)  

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