How Kissing, Snoring, And Other Common Things Sound In Different Languages

October 22, 2014

James Chapman creates these illustrations of onomatopoeia and sounds expressed in different languages. For instance, in English, we say dogs go "WOOF", but in Romanian, they go "HAM HAM".

You might find yourself making a lot of strange noises as you go through these...

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

 

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

how things sound in different languages
Credit: James Chapman

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