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me_fig
Canada

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Does anybody know what it ´s called when you write a word so it looks like it sounds?

For example BOOMboom should sound like a heart..................Or the old batman Zap, POW, Bamm! (they were drawn to look like the sound...so Zap had jaged edges like lightning)

28 Sep 2009      



keetao
Thailand

I think ´onomatopoeia ´ is what you are looking for.

28 Sep 2009     



Spagman63
Hong Kong

I concur.

28 Sep 2009     



rakelica
Spain

I agree, onomatopoeia is the word you need
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28 Sep 2009