|Definition||to move by deviating from a central axis usually from lack of control|
|Sensory Modality||MOVEMENT > Configurational|
|Usually gestured by upper body movements involving arms and entire upper torso|
|Transcription||wawata maɾkaɕaga aki aki aki aki aki ɾiɕka apaɕaga|
|Translation||Carrying the baby he went (wobbling) aki aki aki aki aki, taking it|
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Example 1 is taken from a traditional narrative told by Luisa Cadena, a Pastaza Quichua speaker from Montalvo, and recorded in June, 2015 at the Andes and Amazon Field School. It was elicited by Janis Nuckolls and recorded by Alex Rice.
Nuckolls, Janis and Alex Rice. 2023. aki. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=aki.