Category:Japanese onomatopoeias

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Fundamental » All languages » Japanese » Terms by etymology » Onomatopoeias

Japanese words that were coined to sound like what they represent.

Japanese is famously full of onomatopoeia which come in two varieties, giongo (擬音語) and gitaigo (擬態語). Giongo words represent a voice or sound and gitaigo words represent an action or an emotion.


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