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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

onomatopeia (countable and uncountable, plural onomatopeias)

  1. US spelling of onomatopoeia

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin onomatopoeia, from Ancient Greek ὀνοματοποιία (onomatopoiía).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

onomatopeia f (plural onomatopeies)

  1. onomatopoeia

GalicianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin onomatopoeia, from Ancient Greek ὀνοματοποιία (onomatopoiía).

NounEdit

onomatopeia f (plural onomatopeias)

  1. onomatopoeia

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

onomatopēia f (genitive onomatopēiae); first declension

  1. Rare form of onomatopoeia.
    • c. 1440, Promptorium Parvulorum (Young Scholars' Storeroom), quoted in 1991 in The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories:
      Tynkare ... tintinarius; et capit nomen a sono artis, ut tintinabulum, sus, et multa alia, per onomatopeiam.
    • 1400s, Poliziano, quoted in 2015, Forms of Conflict and Rivalries in Renaissance Europe, page 54:
      Dal volgare di Dante si passa disinvoltamente al latino di Poliziano (c. LXXXXVr):
      In quo genere Dantes poeta ob id a multis laudari cum exceptione solet, proptereaque multa ab eo sint per onomatopeiam []
  2. (uncountable) onomatopoeia (property of a word of sounding like what it represents)
  3. onomatopoeia (word that sounds like what it represents)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative onomatopēia onomatopēiae
Genitive onomatopēiae onomatopēiārum
Dative onomatopēiae onomatopēiīs
Accusative onomatopēiam onomatopēiās
Ablative onomatopēiā onomatopēiīs
Vocative onomatopēia onomatopēiae

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