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Vocabulary: animals' noise
It's curious to notice that people, in different parts of the world, simply do not hear the same noise when a dog 'woofs 'or a duck' quacks'.
In France dogs go 'ouah, ouah' and ducks go 'coin, coin'.
What do people say to mimic the rooster cry ?
English: cock-a-doodle doo French: cocorico Spanish: kikiriki
Portuguese: corococó German: kikeriki Italian: chicchirichi
Danish: kykyliky Dutch: kukeleku Russian: kukareku
Here are three dogs, they don't make the same noise
little dog: yap, yap middle sized dog: woof, woof big dog: bow wow
The French frog says: coa coa the English one: croak
and in the USA it says: ribbit
a horse says neigh a cow says moo a sheep says baa a goat says naa
a crane says clang a camel says grumph an elephant says baraag
pretty boy gobble gobble
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