Category:Japanese onomatopoeias

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Japanese words that were coined to sound like what they represent.[edit]

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Japanese is famously full of onomatopoeia which come in two varieties, giongo (擬音語, ぎおんご) and gitaigo (擬態語, ぎたいご). Giongo words represent a voice or sound and gitaigo words represent an action or an emotion.

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