Animal Onomatopoeia in Other Languages

Animal onomatopoeia: Oink, meow, woof, bark, ribbit ribbit, neighhhhhh, bzzzzzzzzz are NOT universal! Check how other languages hear a dog bark, a cat meow, a pink oink, a frog croak, a horse neigh, and a bee buzz. I still think “cockadoodoodledoo” is the most fantastic though.

meow chirp cockadoo oink ribbit quack bees squeak woofs

The artist who made these graphics is a Brit named James Chapman.

About alicestockwellegan

Language and culture enthusiast from New York living in San Francisco.
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