tyak

Pronunciation[tʲak]
Related Ideophonestag, tyan1
Definitionthe action of audibly striking something, and breaking the surface of what is struck
Sensory ModalityMOVEMENT > Haptic
MOVEMENT
SOUND
Transcriptionkasna tʲak tʲak tʲak tsagma-ɕa-ng tsupiŋ tsupiŋ ʎuchu-g a-ŋ ɲuka kaɾi kasna ɾaɕa
TranslationLike this hitting it tyak tyak tyak, he would peel it bare, bare, he would, my husband.
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Transcriptionjajkukpi iʎapaga ɾujaj, imajna tʲak tʲak tʲak tʲak tʲak tʲak
TranslationAnd as they entered (the water) the rifle shots (hitting) the trees went tyak tyak tyak tyak tyak tyak.
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Transcriptiontʲak! // tʲaŋ! kuti waktaɕkay tʲaŋ!
Translation‘tyak (they hit it) // and it sounded tyaŋ, and again having hit it (it again sounded) tyaŋ!’
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Nuckolls, Janis. 2023. tyak. The Quechua Ideophonic Dictionary. Online: https://quechuarealwords.byu.edu/?ideophone=tyak.

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