Example 30-57

bódji-bódji; fritxi-fritxi; kati-kati; gri-gri; bran-bran; bruku-bruku
bódji~bódji;
beat
fritxi~fritxi;
twinkle
kati~kati;
struggle
gri~gri;
noise.produced.by.the.cricket
bran~bran;
daily.struggle.for.life
bruku~bruku
bang
beat; twinkle; struggle; noise produced by the cricket; daily struggle for life; Bang!
Portuguese: bater forte; tremeluzir; cansar-se; o canto do grilo; lida diaria; Pumba!
Comment:
The language has the interjections Ban! and Bruku! that imitate the sound of a beat.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Lang 2002