|Definition||A clinking sound resulting from metal making contact with another hard surface such as stone.|
|Sensory Modality||MOVEMENT > Haptic|
|Pronounced with a higher than normal voice pitch. May include a gesture depictive of the action producing the sound.|
|Transcription||ima maŋ kuniku tɕiga ima ima tapʲa tɕaŋ niɕa ɲukaga kutɕiʎu pundaŋga tɕiŋ takani|
|Translation||(Wait), What was it? (That's right) It was a rabbit! And so what kind of portent is it? wondering, I hit it with the end of the knife (going) ching!|
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Nuckolls, Janis and Tod Swanson. 2023. chin. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=ching.