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    Question onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    Hello!

    Are there any onomatopoeia of hawks and owls? If yes, please tell me. Thanks!

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    Owl: 'who'
    Hawk: ?Egyptian 'hor'

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

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    Owl: 'who'
    Hawk: ?Egyptian 'hor'
    Hi Soup,

    How are you? Happy to see you again.

    What is the word about hawk? I don't understand.

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    In AmE we describe the noise a hawk makes as a "scream" or "screech." The actual sound is sometimes described in text as "Eeeeee!"

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    Hi Ousich,

    Thank you for your reply.


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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

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    Hi Soup,

    How are you? Happy to see you again.

    What is the word about hawk? I don't understand.
    Hi

    The Egyptian word for hawk is onomatopoeia 'hor'. There isn't an onomatopoeic form in English.

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

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    Hi

    The Egyptian word for hawk is onomatopoeia 'hor'. There isn't an onomatopoeic form in English.


    Soup, thank you again.

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    What is the term for group of words, which immitate sounds made by birds and animals, like cock-a-doodle-do, cuckoo, jug-jug, puwee........... etc?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

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    What is the term for group of words, which immitate sounds made by birds and animals, like cock-a-doodle-do, cuckoo, jug-jug, puwee........... etc?

    Many thanks.
    Cat: mew

    Cow: moo

    Dog: bowwow

    Dove: coo

    Sheep: bleat

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    Re: onomatopoeia of hawks and owls

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Cat: mew

    Cow: moo

    Dog: bowwow

    Dove: coo

    Sheep: bleat
    I meant to ask a single term for sounds produced by animals/birds, which are somehow transcripted in language. Like a cat never sayw mew, but mew is a sound somewhat similar to a cat's sound. I believe there is a single term for such group of words. Kindly give me that. Thanks in advance.

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