English Vocabulary: Animalistic Cries (Onomatopoeia)

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

While reading about the horse that neighed, i thought of words that characterize animal's cries. Here's a list:

And what do human animals do? We brouhaha, hubbub and babble!

This reminds me of H G Well's War of the Worlds, where Martians ululate!

Wikipedia adds: Onomatopoeia.