Ms. D (chapstickqueen) wrote in little_details,
Ms. D

writing sounds

I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this, but it's about writing, and I can't figure out the answer.

What is the term that describes writing uot a sound... For example, if I type "hm HHMMmmm hmmhmm hmm" when someone hums a tune or something like "My car made a funny noice, it sounded like rrr...rrrrrr....rrrrrrr.RRRKKKKKkkKKKKschhh.", what is the termto describe that?

EDIT: It's onomatopoeia. Which used to be one of my favorite words! I can't believe I forgot!
Tags: ~languages: english (misc)

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