onomatopoeia

[ on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, ‐mah-tuh‐ ]SEE DEFINITION OF onomatopoeia

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Mao, the term for a "cat," is obviously an example of onomatopoeia.

Onomatopoeia, formations of words resembling in sound that of the things denoted by them.

All words which were spontaneously acquired seemed to be instances of onomatopoeia.

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