ar rooff

dog barking (Doggies by Sandra Boynton) More dog vocalizations

beep beep beep beep beep beep whirrrffftt bonk

Sound of a forklift (From Diggers go by Steve Light). All caps in the book BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP WHIRRRFFFTT BONK

engine lift truck automotive

beep beep beep beep screeeech ruuurrrump pa-lump

Sounds made by a dump truck (Diggers go by Steve Light, all caps in the book BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP SCREEEECH RUUURRRUMP PA-LUMP

truck dump rubble dirt stone sand engine

bong

sound of bouncing. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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brahnk

bullfrog vocalization (When the fireflies come by Jonathan London).

animal frog quack croak

bwak

sound of a punch or kick. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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bwok

sound of a punch or kick. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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chug chugchug chugchug mmmoooosh

sound of a steamroller (Diggers go by Steve Light. All caps in the book CHUG CHUGCHUG CHUGCHUG MMMMOOOOSH)

engine equipment road

CHUGGA chugga chugga CHUGGA chugga chugga CHOO CHOOOOOOO

steam engine or train. from this book:
Trans go, by Steve Light
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machine movement

chumma chumma chumma, hufft hufft, falump

Sounds made by an excavator (From Diggers go by Steve Light). In the book all caps CHUMMA CHUMMA CHUMMA, HUFFT HUFFT FALUMP

engine metal digging

clackety-clack

sound of a train sound of a train riding on a railroad switch or joint (Song of the train by David McCord, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett). also: clickety-clack

metal engine

clank

1. the sound of metal when struck, 2. to clank, verb for the sound made by a big engine (from the poem "engineers" by Jimmy Garthwaite, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett)

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clickety-clack

sound of a train sound of a train riding on a railroad switch or joint (Song of the train by David McCord, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett), see also clackety-clack

metal movement engine

dibble dibble dopp dopp

sound of rain (from Mr. Brown can moo, can you? by Dr. Seuss). More rain sounds

weather liquid water

dong

sound of bouncing. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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dot a dot dot

sound of rain drops hitting a window pane (in the poem Weather by Eve Merriam, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett). More rain sounds

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fash

sound of fended off punch with the hand. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama

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flick a flack fleck

sound of rain drops hitting a window pane (in the poem Weather by Eve Merriam, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett). More rain sounds

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fwip fwip fwip

sound of a dog's wagging tail ( Wag! Patrick McDonnell)

animal tail movement

gasp

sound produced by victim of punch in the stomach. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
the original word, meaning "to catch the breath convulsively and audibly (as with shock)" is not directly imitative

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glok

sound of a kick against someone's body (head, for example). from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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gr gr k k grk

Sound of scraping and hammering in rocky material at an archeological / paleontological excavation. from:
Dinosaur King Vol 1, by Yohei Sakai. All caps in the book: GR GR K K GRK

stone carving metal digging

grrrakka kkakkakkakkakkakkakk akkakkakk kkakka akk

Sounds made by a jackhammer (From Diggers go by Steve Light). In the book all caps GRRRAKKA KKAKKAKKAKKAKKAKKAKK AKKAKKAKKAKK AKKAKKAKK AKKA KKAKKA AKK

engine metal

grrrraaawr

cry of tyrannosaurus rex (imagined). from:
Dinosaur King Vol 1, by Yohei Sakai

animal dinosaur predator

gshaaaa

Hissing sound made by dinosaur or giant lizard. from:
Dinosaur King Vol 1, by Yohei Sakai

animal gas breath

klam

sound of a punch/hit during a fight. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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klok

sound of a kick against someone's body (head, for example). from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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kreeen

sound of a small door opening. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama

movement squeaky peep rusty hinge

mrrroww

cat vocalization (Doggies by Sandra Boynton). More cat sounds

nnn...nnn...nnn

sound of a crying dog. from this book:
Doggies, by Sandra Boynton
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pooof

Chewing gum bubble popping. from:
Dinosaur King Vol 1, by Yohei Sakai

food blow

raow

dog barking. from this book:
Doggies, by Sandra Boynton
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rattlesnake

The word 'rattlesnake' is the words 'rattle' and 'snake' joined together. Rattlesnakes receive their name for the rattle located at the end of their tails. The word 'rattle' is likely of imitative origin.

red knot

(Calidris canutus) is a medium sized shorebird. name may be imitative of the birds vocalization, sometimes described as a soft "knut", or a soft "quer-wer", though usually the bird is silent. link1, link2

animal bird

rrowff

dog barking. (Doggies by Sandra Boynton) More dog vocalizations

RRUUMBLE SCRUNCH SCRUUMBLE SCRUUUNCHH

Sounds made by a bulldozer. From:
Diggers go, by Steve Light

construction equipment machine heavy engine

scream

to utter a shrill piercing cry. note: the vocalization of eagles is often called screaming, although according to this wikipedia article, Bald Eagles normally squeak and have a shrill cry, punctuated by grunts, and the scream that is found in films this is usually the call of a Red-tailed Hawk, dubbed into films for dramatic effect.

human animal

shmm

sound of objects flying by. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama

shoop

sound of a karate kick/chop, also: swah / shwah. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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shwap

sound of a punch. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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skwee brrumm brrumm skoooooo skooooo

Sounds made by a front loader (Diggers go by Steve Light, all caps in the book SKWEE BRRUMM BRRUMM SKOOOOOO SKOOOOO)

engine rubble sand stone dirt metal

spack a speck speck

sound of rain drops hitting a window pane (in the poem Weather by Eve Merriam, in Noisy poems by Jill Bennett). More rain sounds

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squelch, squerch

sound of walking through mud. from:
We're going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

liquid foot steps

stup

sound of landing (after a jump). also: tup. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama

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swah

sound of a karate chop. from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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swishy swashy

sound of walking through tall grass. from:
We're going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

grass walking

thwogg

sound of a kick against someone's body (head, for example). from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama
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tup

sound of landing (after a jump). from:
Dragon Ball Z Vol 1, by Akira Toriyama

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ZOOOSH ZOOOSH ZOOOOOOOSH DING DING DING

diesel train. from this book:
Trans go, by Steve Light
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locomotive antique old engine


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