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Origin of onomatopoeia
OTHER WORDS FROM onomatopoeiaon·o·mat·o·poe·ic, on·o·mat·o·po·et·ic [on-uh-mat-uh-poh-et-ik], /ˌɒn əˌmæt ə poʊˈɛt ɪk/, adjectiveon·o·mat·o·poe·i·cal·ly, on·o·mat·o·po·et·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for onomatopoeia
He seemed as much taken aback as if he had found a tribe of Cherokees studying onomatopoeia in English verse.
All words which were spontaneously acquired seemed to be instances of onomatopoeia.
Onomatopoeia, formations of words resembling in sound that of the things denoted by them.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Mao, the term for a "cat," is obviously an example of onomatopoeia.China and the Chinese|Herbert Allen Giles
This correspondence of sound and sense is called onomatopoeia.The Principles of English Versification|Paull Franklin Baum