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- n. Alternative spelling of onomatopoeia.
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There was a storm of cat-calls, cries, and exclamations, which all the onomatopeia of the language would fail to represent.
If we understand him rightly, while not excluding the influence of _onomatopeia_, (or physical imitation,) he would attach
None the less every healthy child has a strong inclination to onomatopeia.
In some cases, the onomatopeia didn't exist because, well, neither did the ability it was linked to.
since they include it in an entry on onomatopeia; like the similar "Hubba hubba!" it's more a venting of primal emotion in assonant syllables than an attempt to represent a natural sound, like "oink."
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