More Wordle--Just For Fun



I first learned what onomatopoeia meant from the cartoon Hey Arnold years back when watching it with the kids.  Arnold was in a spelling bee-don't remember if he got it right or not.  It's a GREAT word!

From the site Examples of Onomatopoeia:

What is Onomatopoeia?

The noun onomatopoeia is thought to has been first used in around 1577 AD. According to the Oxford Dictionary, the word onomatopoeia originates from the Greek word onomatopoiia meaning 'word-making'. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary reports the onomatopoiia is derived from the Greek onoma 'name' and poiein 'to make'.

Onomatopoeia is pronounced: \ˌä-nə-ˌmä-tə-ˈpē-ə, -ˌma-\ 


Definition of Onomatopoeia


Onomatopoeia is the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle).

I know, more that you needed or wanted to know.

7 comments

  1. if i haven't mentioned it, i really like your mind layout.

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  2. LOL I love it! I just watched Hey Arnold Saturday morning... he and Spongebob are my favorites (I know...no comparison, but...)!!!

    Happy Monday!!!
    ;-) robelyn

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  3. I actually know that word! Fifth graders at school just finished their poetry unit. But, I know I'm not "smarter than a fith grader"!
    I tried the "wordle" site. Lot's of fun.
    Laurie

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  4. I've gotta try this wordle! Fun post!

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  5. click click snap snap clap clap! They are all for you!

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  6. I just like to say the word. "Onomatopoeia...Onomatopoeia...Onomatopoeia". I'll go to bed saying it now...thanks;D

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