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Re: multilingual onomatopoeia [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #185267
06/10/09 09:26 PM
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Understood. Our bells do not go 'ding'. They go 'bim'.
A metal spring ??? I think it would go 'ploing'.

Re: multilingual onomatopoeia [Re: BranShea] #185272
06/10/09 10:54 PM
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Branny, how do you pronounce the oi? We pronounce it like a German eu.

Re: multilingualGeuthe [Re: Faldage] #185280
06/11/09 11:04 AM
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Yes, like in Feuer or deutsches. Goethe is pronounced slightly different. It should be like in Toynbee. (toying- ploing)
Latisha, what does bell do for you? Phonetically? Or Indonesian, Bingly?

I like the English word squeak as onomatopoeia.
A squeaking parquet floor; that's exactly want it does. Squeak ! Horrible.

Last edited by BranShea; 06/11/09 05:56 PM. Reason: spelling mistakes forever
Re: multilingualGeuthe [Re: BranShea] #185297
06/12/09 01:41 AM
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A little bell dings, a big church bell goes bong.

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