Translation of "onomatopoeia" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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onomatopoeianoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɒn.əˌmæt.əˈpiː.ə/ us /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊˈpiː.ə/ specialized

the act of creating or using words that include sounds that are similar to the noises the words refer to

拟声法;拟声词,象声词

(Translation of “onomatopoeia” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)