onomatope

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aya-fuya あやふや when things cannot be made certain; when things are ambiguous and a decision cannot be made

bun-bun ぶんぶん the sound of humming, whirring, or high-pitched buzzing

bu-ru-ru ぶるる the sound of a horse exhaling a deep fluttering breath through its nostrils; also the sound one makes when they are cold (brrr)

chapu-chapu ちゃぷちゃぷ the sound of something being immerse in liquid; splish-splashing sound, such as feet stomping in puddles

chin ちん the high-pitched sound of somthing hard, such as metal, striking together once; also the sound of a bell or chime, like that of a microwave

etchira-otchira えっちらおっちら represents walking with some difficulty, or (at last) walking after some time, e.g., when carrying something heavy, or when tired; also used for the way one might walk in old age

gachi-gachi がちがち the sound of something hard striking together repeatedly; also represents shivering when cold, or something/someone terribly stiff or rigid

gatan がたん the sound of something heavy falling and hitting the ground or something hard below

guu-guu ぐーぐー the sound of a loud snore; also the sound of a rumbling stomach; also used for positive energy and feelings

hihiin ひひーん The sound of a horse whinnying

hyuu ひゅー the sound of wind blowing; can also be used for flutes and steam whistles; stronger wind can be expressed with hyuu-hyuu, byuu-byuu, pyuu-pyuu

jaran じゃらん the sound of something hard like metal striking against each other and momentarily making a loud noise

kerori けろり used to convey something with an unfixed nature, like a sky that has gone from cloudy to clear; also used to express indifference, and situations that have undergone change

kii-kii きーきー the sound of a high-pitched, shrill voice, like that of a bat or sandpiper; also used for other high-pitched sounds, e.g., hard things chafing against each other

nikkori にっこり also nikori and niko-niko, this expresses a happy smile or broad grin

papparapaa ぱっぱらぱー the bright, high-pitched sound of a trumpet; also represents one who is carefree and doesn’t think deeply on things; also apparapaa あっぱらぱー 

pocha-pocha ぽちゃぽちゃ the sound of water moving about and splashing

pushu’ ぷしゅっ the sound of air or liquid emitting with great force, as when one opens a can of beer, or a tire is punctured

saa’ さーっ conveys a motion or action that takes place in a brief moment; variations of this include sa’ さっ and sasa’ ささっ

saku-saku さくさく the sound of stepping on soft earth, sand, snow, frost, etc.; also the sound of repeated cutting, chopping, biting, etc.

shito-shito しとしと the sound of rain falling softly

suu’ すーっ the sound of wind (or one’s breath) softly blowing; this is also used to describe something smooth and straight (like a nose), things quietly changing, and soft, cool, or relaxed, feelings

tsuya-tsuya つやつや something beautiful for its sheen/luster; something moist and supple; also used for things that are complete/absolute (in both positive and negative contexts); taking in things carefully; falling into a deep sleep

zuta-boro ずたぼろ a combination of zuta-zuta ずたずた (in pieces/shreds) and boro-boro ぼろぼろ (tattered, ragged), this expresses the state of something being cut and torn to shreds, something severely damaged