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onomatopoeia
American English: /ˌɑnəˌmædəˈpiə/
, /ˌɑnəˌmɑdəˈpiə/
British English: /ˌɒnə(ʊ)matəˈpiːə/

Translation of onomatopoeia in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • If you're sceptical about the role played by sound symbolism and straight-out onomatopoeia in word origins, Liberman marshals some impressive evidence in its favour.
    • I've been thinking recently about onomatopoeia: the sound words we use to describe actions.
    • The sounds of living, onomatopoeia and words, were the purpose of that voice.
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