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Onomatopoeis are the naming of a thing or action by vocally imitating the sound associated with it. For example, bees buzz and dogs bark. Onomatopoeias come up quite often so they are good to be familiar with when learning a new language. Listed below are many common ones.

For more information check this cross-linguistic onomatopoeias(Opens in new window) article from Wikipedia.

List of onomatopoeias for eating and drinking

List of onomatopoeias for bodily functions and involuntary sounds

List of onomatopoeia animal sounds

List of general onomatopoeias