Definitions and translations for "onomatopoeia"

Definition of onomatopoeia

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Noun
1. The property of a word of sounding like what it represents.
2. A word that sounds like what it represents, such as "gurgle" or "hiss".
3. The use of language whose sound imitates that which it names.
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English - English - onomatopoeia

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n. use or formation of words which sound like the meaning they represent (i.e. ding-dong)

English - Spanish - onomatopoeia

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s. onomatopeya

English - French - onomatopoeia

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n. onomatopée

English - German - onomatopoeia

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n. Tonmalerei, Wortmalerei, Lautmalerei, Lautnachahmung, Onomatopöie

English - Indonesian - onomatopoeia

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n. pembentukan kata yg meniru suara, bentuk kata yg menirukan sesuatu bunyi

English - Italian - onomatopoeia

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s. onomatopea (l'uso di parole il cui suono ne suggerisce il significato)

English - Portuguese - onomatopoeia

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s. imitação dos sons; onomatopéia (o uso de palavras que imitam os sons naturais)

English - Romanian - onomatopoeia

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n. onomatopee

English - Russian - onomatopoeia

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с. звукоподражание, ономатопея

English - Ukrainian - onomatopoeia

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n. ономатопея, звуконаслідування, звуконаслідувальний: звуконаслідувальне слово

English - Greek - onomatopoeia

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ουσ. ονοματοποιία, παραγωγή λέξεως κατ' απομίμηση ήχου

English - Chinese - onomatopoeia

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(名) 拟声; 拟声法

English - Chinese - onomatopoeia

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(名) 擬聲; 擬聲法

English - Japanese - onomatopoeia

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(名) 擬声

English - Korean - onomatopoeia

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명. 의성
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