Speaking, of shadows, anxÄ“la is the word for dark or darkness. This word is the opposite of anlÅ«i or “light”. Darkness can be either stative or singular, but light is generally collective.
rÄ anxÄ“la mÄ“ makkÄontien
And in the darkness bind them
anniÃ¾en Ã±i jaxÄ“la janÄra;
Soon it became complete darkness.