One of the pfifltriggi, a species on Malacandra that enjoys craftsmanship and stone work. Kanakaberaka carves Ransom’s portrait before Ransom meets Oyarsa, showing the idealization of this story that will be told after Ransom leaves, and making Ransom and the human visitors into another legend in the larger mythology of Malacandra.
The timeline below shows where the character Kanakaberaka appears in Out of the Silent Planet. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...frog-like body and guesses that this must be a pfifltrigg. The pfifltrigg (later named as Kanakaberaka) has broad, many-fingered hands with which it is using tools to cut more pictures into... (full context)