[Lexicog] sounds animals make

Nick Miller nick.miller at CZECH-TRANSLATION.COM
Mon May 24 14:39:46 UTC 2004

I've never written to the group before, but just thought I'd say that for
'cock-a-doodle-doo' Czechs say 'kykyryký' /ki-keri-kee/, but to my mind its
one 'syllable' too short. I definitely hear 5 syllables myself. :->
As for dogs, they 'say' 'haf-haf' instead of 'woof-woof'. 
It seems, however, that Czech and English cats would possibly understand
each other - 'miaow' = 'mòau' /mniaow/, the same goes for ducks 'quack' =

Nick Miller

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