Onomatopoeia vs Taratantara - What's the difference?

onomatopoeia | taratantara |


As nouns the difference between onomatopoeia and taratantara

is that onomatopoeia is the property of a word of sounding like what it represents while taratantara is The onomatopoeia of a particular sound made by a bugle or trumpet.

onomatopoeia

Alternative forms

* onomatopeia *

Noun

  • (uncountable) The property of a word of sounding like what it represents.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year= 1553 , year_published= 1909 , author= , (Desiderius Erasmus) , by= , title= Arte of Rhetorique , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=6p0xbOGIz2MC&pg=PA173 , original= , chapter= , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Clarendon Press , location= Oxford , editor= , volume= , page= , passage= A woorde making called of the Grecians Onomatapoia , is when wee make wordes of our owne minde, such as bee derived from the nature of things. }}
  • (countable) A word that sounds like what it represents, such as "gurgle" or "hiss".
  • (uncountable, rhetoric) The use of language whose sound imitates that which it names.
  • Synonyms

    * imitative harmony * mimesis * sound symbolism

    taratantara

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * 1698 , John Vanbrugh, Aesop
  • To boot and saddle again they sound. Rog. Tara! Taratantara'! ' Taratantara !