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J-Gnc.
n.  the fourth sentinel of Aether, who died defending the great temple, in the video game “Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.”


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n.  the “distinctive, ratchetlike, buzzing call” of the White-tipped Swift, which “accelerates, [becomes] loudest in the middle, then fades and slows,” as described in Birds of Venezuela by Steven L. Hilty.


J-Shl.
n.  a noble alien Luminoth who “lost his soul before a fortress in the scorched land,” in the video game “Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.”


jhhh.
n.  a “pleading” noise, as in the novel Innocents by Cathy Coote.


jhhhhh.
n.  the “faint rush of breath,” as when one blows on a feather in Being with Rachel: A Personal Story of Memory and Survival by Karen Brennan; see also fhhhhh.


jhjh.
n.  the title of a visual poem by Mike Cannell.


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