[Lingtyp] An ideophone for cough?

Vijay D'Souza vijayalwin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 10:41:28 UTC 2022

Dear Raffaele,

In Hrusso Aka (ISO code: hru; named 'Hruso' in Ethnologue), a language of
North East India, the ideophone for cough is [kjoxuʔ kjoxuʔ].

Vijay D'Souza

On Fri, 11 Mar, 2022, 15:29 Raffaele Simone, <rsimone at os.uniroma3.it> wrote:

> Dear all,
> working on a paper on ideophones and their place in grammar and lexicon I
> happened to wonder how things are concerning cough.
> Romance languages and other which I am familiar with do not seem to have a
> standard ideophone for it and even less a stable an accepted written
> version of it.
> Do you know languages that have an ideophone for cough and even more a way
> of indicating it in writing?
> Thanks,
> Raffaele
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