Fun Fridays: “Onomatopoeic”

Source: havefunwithyourenglish.blogspot.com

“Onomatopoeic”? It’s a real word!

From the root word, “onomatopoeia”, Oxford defines it as “the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named e.g cuckoo, sizzle” .

Familiar? That’s because we’ve been using some of them even before we know they’re called onomatopoeic words! Check out 10 Common Words You had No Idea Were Onomatopoeias

And don’t forget 101 Examples of Onomatopoeia in Sentences   for more fun reading.

Later, here’s a challenge: read a book with an onomatopoeia in its title 🙂

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: