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    Default leap from the heart-shaped mountain of Auyantepui

    This "leap" is translated as "flow down", while I think it means "jump up", which doesn't seem to make sense here.
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    ex)...Angel Falls is the world's highest waterfall. The falls leap from the heart-shaped mountain of Auyantepui and funnel into the moody rock skyscrapers of the Devil's Canyon...

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    Default Re: leap from the heart-shaped mountain of Auyantepui

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This "leap" is translated as "flow down", while I think it means "jump up", which doesn't seem to make sense here.
    What do you think?

    pr58
    ex)...Angel Falls is the world's highest waterfall. The falls leap from the heart-shaped mountain of Auyantepui and funnel into the moody rock skyscrapers of the Devil's Canyon...
    It's meaning is closer to "jump out/down".

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    Default Re: leap from the heart-shaped mountain of Auyantepui

    Hi,

    It is the water (of the waterfall) that "leaps" (=jumps) from the mountain to the canyon. Of course, it is just a stylistic concession, since water cannot, of its own will, jump.

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