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onomatopoeia

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌɒn.əʊˌmæt.əˈpiː.ə/ US  /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊ-/ specialized
the creation and use of words which include sounds that are similar to the noises that the words refer to
拟声法;拟声词,象声词
Phonology and phonetics
onomatopoeic
 
 
/ˌɒn.əʊˌmæt.əˈpiː.ɪk/ US  /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊ-/ adjective
"Pop", "boom" and "squelch" are onomatopoeic words.
pop,boom 和 squelch 都是拟声词。
Phonology and phonetics
(Definition of onomatopoeia from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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