|Definition||The sound heard when water flows.|
|Sensory Modality||MOVEMENT > Configurational|
|The second syllable is reduplicated to imitate the continuous flow of water.|
|Transcription||aɾmawkbiga, majta ujaɾiɕa aɾmawŋgguna, tɕaki- tɕalalalalala uɾmawŋja dutɕa, tɕi -- Ima ɕinata mana jatɕanga paj? Tɕimi ima ɕina?|
|Translation||So she was bathing, and in the way that it sounds wherever people are bathing, (it goes) chalalalalala (out of a) shower --Nuckolls: How is it possible that he will not realize (that she was in there)? Cadena: How will he not know?|
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In Video 1 Luisa Cadena is noticeably upset as she relates to Janis Nuckolls the disturbing way in which a man accosted her granddaughter in a public shower as the girl was bathing.
Nuckolls, Janis. 2023. chala. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=chala.