|Definition||Depicts movement of rubbing a substance across a surface.|
|Sensory Modality||MOVEMENT > Haptic|
|Accompanied by an imitative gesture.|
|Transcription||ɕiiin niɕa, pulatui kasna awi awi awi ɾag aɕka|
|Translation||'Going shiiin, they would rub it across the plate, awi awi awi.'|
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Thanks to Alex Rice, who identified awi as a new ideophone, and recorded this video of a traditional narrative, at Iyarina, Ecuador.
Nuckolls, Janis and Alex Rice. 2023. awi. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=awi.