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Re: OT: Animal-sound ideophones (was Re: OT: Junk)

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Monday, September 15, 2003, 8:34
Staving Isidora Zamora:

>It has occurred to me to wonder how many of you have invented any >animal-sound ideophones for your conlangs? If you have, how did you come >up with them?
In Khangaþyagon, raven is karrkak [ka:rk&k], which is onomatopoeic for cawing. I got the idea when staying in Toukyou, where there are ravens everywhere. Pete