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    Default Onomatopoeia

    Do you also call yeah, aha, yoo-hoo, all these human voices onomatopoeia or is the term limited to only chirp, howl, bark, hoof, click, etc. ?

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    I'm not sure about 'yeah' because it is just a 'phonetic' representation.

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