It was suggested in several works on sound symbolism that stops appearing in onomatopoeic
words carry the notion of brevity and abruptness of the action referred to (cf.
Consequently, there is usually an avalanche of several onomatopoeic
that are ingrained in the lyrics of musicians who perform Yabis music.
Several songs are onomatopoeic
, imitating animal or man-made sounds with chatty homophonic textures similar to the chanson.
Ruzzante, the true father of the commedia dell'arte, also constructed a language of his own, a language of and for the theater, based on a variety of tongues: the dialects of the Po Valley, expressions in Latin, Spanish, even German, all mixed with onomatopoeic
sounds of his own invention.
The first two lines, except for onomatopoeic
assonance and consonance, are not markedly "poetic," but line 3 designates the barge as "her"--a common appellation for a ship, of course, but somewhat inflated for a barge (even Tennyson does not use it for his barge)--an also inverts usual syntax by placing the verb "screwed" at the end of the clause.
That may be a rough onomatopoeic
equivalent of my first cycling accident during training.
He queried several local residents and learned only that the bird was called Kuwakuwa, an onomatopoeic
rendering of its call, and that it probably arrived on the island about 30 years ago.
Take, for instance, the role played by the interruptive quality of the radio (Oyvind Fahlstrom's Birds in Sweden, 1962, a sound collage first broadcast by Swedish radio that featured engines and ringing phones as well as human voices and birds in extraordinary onomatopoeic
play, is here beautifully installed in a wood-paneled sitting room), the tactility of a dirty poster (or its clawed-at undersides, as in Dufrene's La rose jaune II [The Yellow-Rose II], 1961), or the ponderous weight of a big hunk of meat (Oldenburg's Roast, 1961).
The Prazsky vyber band, however, used a Czech-Swahili dictionary for real inspiration and composed selected onomatopoeic
words into their lyrics.
Pertemps Bees' second defeat of their fledgling National One campaign had a certain onomatopoeic
quality to it.
Who can blame this onomatopoeic
songster for not having the energy to rear her own offspring,opting instead for surrogacy?
Since then, we've had the brilliantly onomatopoeic
Rice Krispies and the politically-precarious Sugar Puffs.
1996), represents this transformation through the musical language and compositional process that Part describes as tintinnabuli, an onomatopoeic
term recalling liturgical bells.
The poem "Zacatecas" ends with the onomatopoeic
exploration of the pronunciation of the title word:
And his choice of the nation's most unpronounceable place names can give a mere weather update the onomatopoeic
resonance of a Gerard Manley Hopkins poem.