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Examples of Onomatopoeias


Onomatopoeias

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-04-15 11:02:24
Onomatopoeia is a word that imitates the sound it represents.

Some examples of onomatopoeia are:

Pow!
Bang!
Smash!
Wham!
Bam!
Zip!
Zap!
Boom!
Zoom!
and Whap!

Also you can find many examples of onomatopoeia in animal sounds. One of the most common is a dog"s barking: woof. There is also meow, (the sound imitating a cat), moo, moo, (the sound of a cow), and oink, (the sound of a pig). A longer example of animal-based onomatopoeia is cock-a-doodle-doo, the sound associated with roosters crowing in the morning.


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