onomatopéyico translation | Spanish-English dictionary



      adj   onomatopoeic
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onomatopéyico adj.

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"onomatopéyico": examples and translations in context
Es onomatopéyico por las "r" y las "l": The onomatopoeia is contained in the Italian "r" and "th":
Es onomatopéyico por las "r" y las "l": It's onomatopoetic because it's full of "w" and "r" sounds.
ZUMZUM es una palabra onomatopéyica que describe el sonido de un enjambre de abejas o de una muchedumbre de gente. In Catalan, ZUMZUM is an onomatopoeic word describing the buzzing sound of a swarm of bees, or a crowd of people.
En lugar de defender un concepto el lenguaje como un fenómeno puramente arbitrario, o de afirmar que éste surge únicamente de sonidos onomatopéyicos, Benjamin sostiene que el factor que ha impulsado la formación del lenguaje ha sido la capacidad de percibir y establecer semejanzas. Rather than arguing for a concept of language as a purely arbitrary phenomenon, or asserting that it developed from onomatopoetic sounds alone, Benjamin maintains instead that the capacity of language to perceive and produce similarities has been the driving factor in its evolution.
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