Translation of "onomatopoeia" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /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

onomatopoeic uk us /ˌɒn.əʊˌmæt.əˈpiː.ɪk/ US  /ˌɑː.noʊˌmæt̬.oʊ-/ adjective

"Pop", "boom" and "squelch" are onomatopoeic words. pop,boom 和 squelch 都是擬聲詞。

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