onomatopeia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

onomatopeia (plural onomatopeias)

  1. US spelling of onomatopoeia

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

onomatopeia

  1. onomatopoeia

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Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

onomatopeia f (plural onomatopeies)

  1. onomatopoeia

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

onomatopēia f (genitive onomatopēiae); first declension

  1. Rare form of onomatopoeia.
    • c. 1440, Promptorium Parvulorum (Young Scholars' Storeroom), quoted in 1991 in The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories:
      Tynkare ... tintinarius; et capit nomen a sono artis, ut tintinabulum, sus, et multa alia, per onomatopeiam.
    • 1400s, Poliziano, quoted in 2015, Forms of Conflict and Rivalries in Renaissance Europe, page 54:
      Dal volgare di Dante si passa disinvoltamente al latino di Poliziano (c. LXXXXVr):
      In quo genere Dantes poeta ob id a multis laudari cum exceptione solet, proptereaque multa ab eo sint per onomatopeiam []

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative onomatopēia onomatopēiae
genitive onomatopēiae onomatopēiārum
dative onomatopēiae onomatopēiīs
accusative onomatopēiam onomatopēiās
ablative onomatopēiā onomatopēiīs
vocative onomatopēia onomatopēiae

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀνοματοποιία (onomatopoiía, the coining of a word in imitation of a sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌo.no.ˌma.to.ˈpɛj.a/, /ˌo.no.ˌma.to.ˈpɛj.ɐ/

Noun[edit]

onomatopeia f (plural onomatopeias)

  1. (uncountable) onomatopoeia (property of a word of sounding like what it represents)
  2. onomatopoeia (word that sounds like what it represents)

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