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onomatopoeia

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Noun
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on=o=mat=o=poe=ia

OXFORD DICTIONARY

onomatopoeia, n.
1 the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g. cuckoo, sizzle).
2 the use of such words.

Derivative
onomatopoeic adj. onomatopoeically adv.
Etymology
LL f. Gk onomatopoiia word-making f. onoma -matos name + poieo make

THESAURUS

onomatopoeia

bowwow theory, copying, counterfeiting, echoic word, emulation, fakery, following, forgery, hit-off, imitation, impersonation, imposture, impression, mimesis, mirroring, onomatope, onomatopoeic word, parody, plagiarism, plagiary, repetition, simulation, takeoff

ROGET THESAURUS

onomatopoeia

Language

N language, phraseology, speech, tongue, lingo, vernacular, mother tongue, vulgar tongue, native tongue, household words, King's English, Queen's English, dialect, confusion of tongues, Babel, pasigraphie, pantomime, onomatopoeia, betacism, mimmation, myatism, nunnation, pasigraphy, lexicology, philology, glossology, glottology, linguistics, chrestomathy, paleology, paleography, comparative grammar, literature, letters, polite literature, belles lettres, muses, humanities, literae humaniores, republic of letters, dead languages, classics, genius of language, scholarship, lingual, linguistic, dialectic, vernacular, current, bilingual, diglot, hexaglot, polyglot, literary, syllables govern the world.

Nomenclature

N nomenclature, naming, nuncupation, nomination, baptism, orismology, onomatopoeia, antonomasia, name, appelation, appelative, designation, title, heading, rubric, caption, denomination, by-name, epithet, style, proper name, praenomen, agnomen, cognomen, patronymic, surname, cognomination, eponym, compellation, description, antonym, empty title, empty name, handle to one's name, namesake, term, expression, noun, byword, convertible terms, technical term, cant, named, hight, ycleped, known as, what one may well, call fairly, call properly, call fitly, nuncupatory, nuncupative, cognominal, titular, nominal, orismological, beggar'd all description.


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