shin1

Pronunciation[ɕiŋ]
DefinitionThe sound of a tapir crying as it runs from a jaguar
Sensory ModalityEmotion
SOUND
Transcriptionima ɕina ujaɾiŋ niŋgi? // ʔaʔa // aa satɕa wagɾa ɕamuuɕa kaɾumanda wakamun ɕiŋŋ ɕiŋŋ ɕiŋ puma apanakumuukpi
Translation Are you asking how it sounds? ah ah, um, if a tapir is coming from far away, it cries (in our direction) sounding shing shing shing because a jaguar is following it
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Nuckolls, Janis. 2023. shin1. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=shing.

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