asperias (asperias) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Does anybody know what

ká´a or ka´a is? 
it´s a turkish or arabic word i think.
something in the house or such.
i read it in the book by Jon Courtenay Grimwood  Pashazade -The First Arabesk
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