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1.       spritzer
106 posts
 25 Mar 2010 Thu 04:59 pm

words that imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.

example

 cat - meow

cow - moo

dog - woof woof

donkey - hee haw

duck - quack quack

horse - neigh

pig - oink

sheep - baaa

mouse - eek

what are the turkish equivalents

kedi

inek

köpek

esek

ördek

at

domus

koyun

fare

2.       barba_mama
1629 posts
 25 Mar 2010 Thu 05:20 pm

I had such a funny talk about this last summer Turns out all animals speak "dialects" since the discription of their noises seems different in every country.

 

I found it very funny that Dutch donkeys say "iii aaa"  whereas Turkish donkeys say "aaa iii"

Ofcourse, Dutch fish also say "blup" and the cows say "boo" which is apperently very funny to Turkish people {#emotions_dlg.laugh_at} {#emotions_dlg.shy}

3.       si++
3785 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 09:15 am

 

Quoting spritzer

words that imitates or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.

example

 cat - meow miyav

cow - moo möö

dog - woof woof hav hav

donkey - hee haw aii

duck - quack quack vak vak

horse - neigh we use "kişnemek" verb instead

pig - oink we don´t care about this one you know

sheep - baaa me

mouse - eek we don´t care about this one either. so we don´t have any

what are the turkish equivalents

kedi

inek

köpek

esek

ördek

at

domus

koyun

fare

 

Also see this one

 

And also:

turkey (bird) -- glu glu

hen -- gıdak gıdak

cock -- ü ü rüü

 

The verbs

miyavlamak (cat)

mölemek (cow)

havlamak (dog)

anırmak (donkey)

vaklamak (duck)

kişnemek (horse)

melemek (sheep)

gıdaklamak (hen)



Edited (3/26/2010) by si++

4.       elenagabriela
2040 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 11:55 am

so funny..thank  both of you for sharing

5.       zeytinne
596 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 12:50 pm

 

Quoting si++

 

 mouse - eek we don´t care about this one either. so we don´t have any

 

 Then how you double in cartoons the sound that mouse makes  ?

6.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 02:11 pm

It´s funny that Turkish sheep go "me" In Polish this is the sound goats make

7.       si++
3785 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 02:44 pm

 

Quoting zeytinne

 

 

 Then how you double in cartoons the sound that mouse makes  ?

 

No idea. I don´t know how it is written in Turkish. I don´t recall seeing it written somewhere.

8.       si++
3785 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 02:45 pm

 

Quoting Daydreamer

It´s funny that Turkish sheep go "me" In Polish this is the sound goats make

 

Then what´s the sound for sheep in your language?

9.       ai禮a
posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 11:00 pm

I like this topic...

 

Maybe listen to this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_mol6B9z00

for the English speaking animals

 

and to this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CembANVVs5E

for the Turkish speaking animals

 

 

10.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 26 Mar 2010 Fri 11:31 pm

 

Quoting si++

 

 

Then what´s the sound for sheep in your language?

 

Polish sheep go "be, be" (with long "e")

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