• ʋ
  • Part of Speech: Grammar
  • Meaning: emphatic clause ender
  • Word: Malay lah
  • IPA: /lah/
  • Family: Austronesian

Mainly used to end main clauses to add exclamation/emphasis (e.g. na le tope niju la 'That is so good!'); incompatible with subordinate and relative clauses.

Does not alter literal meaning, but can alter connotations (essentially a spoken exclamation mark)