Onomatopeia

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Definition

The meaning is formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named, imitates the sound it produces. It creates a sound which effects the mimics the thing described, so which makes it more expressive and interesting for example 'The gushing stream flows in the forest" instead of "the stream flows in the forest". Pronunciation: ah-ne-mae-de-pee-e

Synonyms

  • Imitation
  • Parallel
  • Repetition
  • Reverberation
  • Parroting
  • Rebound
  • Reiteration
  • Reproduction

Examples of onomatopoeia

Part of a speech is a noun. Onomatopiea ( Plural of Onomatopoeia)

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