Learn about Onomatopoeia

When my toddler sang Old MacDonald song, she was extremely excited to utter words like Moo-Moo, Woof- Woof, Quack-Quack and so on. That’s when I decided to write about Onomatopoeia and how Onomatopoeic words are used to embellish*embellish*
➤ (v) add details to
➤ (v) be beautiful to look at
➤ (v) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
➤ (v) make more beautiful
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poems.  When the pronunciation of a word is imitated by its sound it is referred to as Onomatopoeic word. These words are used to allure*allure*
➤ (n) the power to entice or attract through personal charm
➤ (v) dispose or incline or entice to
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the auditory senses of the reader. The soundscapes produced are also excellent. So, let me take you on a tour to understand what exactly Onomatopoeia is.

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These words add a lot of humor and sadness to the poem thus making it quite interesting and appealing. Overdoing these words can be disastrous. This is the probable reason why most of us love to read a lot of comic books. One needs to be extremely vigilant*vigilant*
➤ (s) carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
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while using these words. If you have an assignment to write a poem, you can always use Onomatopoeic words to beautify your poetry and impress your teacher. It is also seen that in most of the cases, people tend to get confused between Onomatopoeia and interjections. But in reality both the terms are drastically different. Any sudden outburst of an emotion is termed as an Interjection. Most of the interjections refrain from mimicking the sounds while a few Onomatopoeic words can be helpful for usage as interjections.

You can enlist all the possible sounding Onomatopoeic words that you can use.  Take up a free verse style of writing to refrain from following the rules of number of lines. When you finish penning down your poem ask for a feedback from your near and dear ones.

Some of the examples of onomatopoeic words are buzz, boom, splash, thumped, meowing, hummed etc.

I hope I was clear in explaining you about Onomatopoeia. Hope you all enjoy writing new poems and embellish*embellish*
➤ (v) add details to
➤ (v) be beautiful to look at
➤ (v) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
➤ (v) make more beautiful
…by BeeDictionary.com
them with Onomatopoeic words.