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This is not onomatopoeia, as the shine of ostentatious jewelry does not actually make a sound.
Shouldn't it be IPA /bliŋ bliŋ/ (as an imitation of Jamaican)? --Ooswesthoesbes 18:40, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
- I doubt most people pronounce it that way, though, e.g. people like me who learned it from newspapers. Equinox ◑ 18:47, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
- All right :) I personally hear "bling bling" more often, but what you say makes sense indeed. --Ooswesthoesbes 16:20, 15 December 2011 (UTC)