onomatopoeia

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A sign in a shop window in Milan using onomatopoeia for a clock

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Borrowed from Антички Грчки ὀνοματοποιία (onomatopoiía, the coining of a word in imitation of a sound), from ὀνοματοποιέω (onomatopoiéō, to coin names), from ὄνομα (ónoma, name) + ποιέω (poiéō, to make, to do, to produce).

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onomatopoeia (countable and uncountable, plural onomatopoeias or onomatopoeiae)

  1. (uncountable) The property of a word of sounding like what it represents.
    • 1553, Thomas Wilson, Desiderius Erasmus, Arte of Rhetorique[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press, published 1909:
      A woorde making called of the Grecians Onomatapoia, is when wee make wordes of our owne minde, such as bee derived from the nature of things.
  2. (countable) A word that sounds like what it represents, such as "gurgle" or "hiss".
    1. (countable) A word that appropriates a sound for another sensation or a perceived nature, such as "thud", "beep", or "meow"; an ideophone, phenomime.
  3. (uncountable, rhetoric) The use of language whose sound imitates that which it names.

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Latin

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From the Антички Грчки ὀνομᾰτοποιῐ́ᾱ (onomatopoiíā).

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onomatopoeia

  1. (rhetoric) onomatopoeia (the forming of a word to resemble in sound the thing that it signifies)

Declension

First declension..

Case Singular Plural
Nominative onomatopoeia onomatopoeiae
Genitive onomatopoeiae onomatopoeiārum
Dative onomatopoeiae onomatopoeiīs
Accusative onomatopoeiam onomatopoeiās
Ablative onomatopoeiā onomatopoeiīs
Vocative onomatopoeia onomatopoeiae

Descendants

  • Француски: onomatopée
  • Енглески: onomatopoeia
  • Италијански: onomatopea
  • Португалски: onomatopeia
  • Шпански: onomatopeya

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