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Onomatopoeia for a noise people make when shutting someone up?

Preliminary Considerations Onomatopoeia can be more or less conventional. Some, like bang, have already acquired word status and their orthography and meaning is fixed. Others, like sh and mm-hmm and ...
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Onomatopoeia for a noise people make when shutting someone up?

I don’t think there can be an exact spelling for your specific onomatopoeia because that would suggest it has a correct spelling. That said, to my ear, the leading ‘h’ sounds off. But, “up up up,” ...
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How to provide translations, moods, and registry in multilanguage dialog within an narration in English?

For starters, I would say, with narrow exceptions, write your dialog in one language. If you write some dialog in English and some in French, your book will only be comprehensible by people who know ...
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What's the best way to show a foreign language in a manuscript?

You can use a different font, as in Discworld; look up 'use of fonts as literary device'.
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