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Sounds All Around : A Guide to Onomatopoeias Around the World

Sounds All Around : A Guide to Onomatopoeias Around the World

Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
SKU: 9781524850760
R 255,00
R 216,75
Did you know that in German, a pig doesn't say oink, it says gruntz, and when you sneeze in Japanese it's hakushon, not achoo? With vibrant comics and fun facts, Sounds All Around will teach you interesting and funny onomatopoeias from all over the world!
Did you know that in German, a pig doesn't say oink, it says gruntz, and when you sneeze in Japanese it's hakushon, not achoo? With vibrant comics and fun facts, Sounds All Around will teach you interesting and funny onomatopoeias from all over the world! Words that imitate sounds are known as onomatopoeia, and they are a wonderfully strange and interesting part of language. After all, we all hear the same sounds, but we interpret and write them differently in different languages. Sounds All Around is a fun and funny illustrated guide to how people say many of these sounds all around the globe. Inside you'll learn what a cat sounds like in French, what a yawn sounds like in Norwegian, what a bell sounds like in Hindi, and much, much more!
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781524850760
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
Contributor By (author) James Chapman
Publication Date 2020-07-08
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 168
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 150 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 395
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Did you know that in German, a pig doesn't say oink, it says gruntz, and when you sneeze in Japanese it's hakushon, not achoo? With vibrant comics and fun facts, Sounds All Around will teach you interesting and funny onomatopoeias from all over the world! Words that imitate sounds are known as onomatopoeia, and they are a wonderfully strange and interesting part of language. After all, we all hear the same sounds, but we interpret and write them differently in different languages. Sounds All Around is a fun and funny illustrated guide to how people say many of these sounds all around the globe. Inside you'll learn what a cat sounds like in French, what a yawn sounds like in Norwegian, what a bell sounds like in Hindi, and much, much more!
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781524850760
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
Contributor By (author) James Chapman
Publication Date 2020-07-08
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 168
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 150 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 395
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