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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

O is for Onomonopia of Ornithology




Ononmonopia - a word or a grouping of words that imitates the sound it is describing, such as animal noises like "oink" or "meow", or suggesting its source object, such as "boom", "zoom", "click", "bunk", "clang",...


                                           Ornithology - the study of birds

16 comments:

  1. Wat à wonderlijk world THE blogging world is. I learn so much and aflost every dat. Tank you for tachtig me à new word.

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  2. Great O word :) We love watching the birds~ I think being an ornithologist would be fascinating!

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  3. nice! the word cloud is great!

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  4. What a great O post. And the word cloud was a nice touch!

    =)

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  5. Now that is just cool, something I've been doing for years and it has such an awesome name for it!

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  6. Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay! Birds! :D Head over to my blog, you will see I'm a little obsessed XD
    Amy
    http://dontfeedthebirdsplease.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Creative and fun post ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  8. Oh, those are good O words, for sure!!

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  9. I just love onomatopoeia! I use barnyard examples when I teach it to my students. :-)

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  10. I love words that sound like what they mean. :))

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  11. What a great choice for O and so much fun to read out loud!

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  12. Ha..I can't even said it, but I did try..That's a hard word to say :-)

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  13. Ah, I finally found you, VBR, because you commented on my blog several times, and I wondered if you read my replies on my blog!
    Anyway, you thought of a great "O" for your post:)

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  14. Wow, I learned a few new words
    today.. Great Post!
    Sandy

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  15. Your word cloud was outstanding!

    I love this word!

    And I loved this link to the letter "O".

    A+

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