DefinitionThe first sound uttered by a bird as it transforms from human to bird, and also the name of that bird.
Sensory ModalitySOUND
May be pronounced with a higher pitch than surrounding utterance. Gestures of hands indicate flying motion of bird which makes this sound.
Transcriptiondawa dawa dawa dawa dawa; nika ɲa dawa piɕku tukuta riɕka
Translation (Saying) dawa dawa dawa dawa dawa then becoming a dawa bird, it went off
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Transcriptionchasna nishkauna pa pa pa pa dawa dawa dawa dawa dawa pishku tukusha risha
Translationand like that pa pa pa pa dawa dawa dawa dawa dawa he became a bird and left
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Nuckolls, Janis and Sydney Ludlow. 2023. dawa. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=dawa.