|Definition||The sound of a forest spirit|
|foregrounded by repetition and intonation. Gestures are metaphorically depictive of spatial expanse of sound|
|Transcription||kazi mikwi tukuntɕi niɾami hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ hiɾ! Aj satɕata ujangima!|
|Translation||'We almost got eaten'(i.e. killed), he said, hir hir hir hir hir hir hir hir hir hir (it sounded) Ay! You would have heard that forest (sound)|
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Nuckolls, Janis. 2023. hir. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=hir.