Vocabulary: Animalistic Cries (Onomatopoeia)

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

What to do if someone is bugging you?


What to do if you disapprove?


Dogs Bark, Cats Meow, Horses Neigh, and Hyena?

While reading about the horse that neighed, i thought of words that characterize animal's cries. Here's a list:

And what do human animals do? We brouhaha, hubbub and babble, whine!

This reminds me of H G Well's War of the Worlds, where Martians ululate!