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How Do Kissing, Snoring And Other Things Sound In Different Languages?
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How Do Kissing, Snoring And Other Things Sound In Different Languages?

Some time ago we shared a collection of posters showing “How Animals Sound In Different Languages” by James Chapman. Luckily, this young English artist has much more in store for us! Kissing, eating, snoring and even camera shutters all sound very differently in different languages, but Chapman’s cute posters let us compare how different languages around the world express sounds.

When he’s not creating language comparison posters, Chapman studies towards his physics PhD and works as an illustrator in Manchester. He also runs a great Tumblr featuring the rest of his creations.

Check them out to see some more great work!

More info: Tumblr | EtsyFacebook | Twitter | Instagram

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AdrianaDrewa
Community Member
7 years ago

i just made aloud all these sounds xD

BarbaraFuentes
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7 years ago

Me too. My cat is so confused now.

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LeoLehepuu
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7 years ago

In estonian. Splash is "Plärts" and piggeon is "Kulu" by the way. If you would like to know how "ä" sounds. It's like "a" from word "and".

Widzhit W
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7 years ago

I wonder, how all non-Estonians will pronounce 'klõps'. :P

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歌凛大下
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7 years ago

japanese don't say "u" when they're in pain. it's "itai" or a derived word (like "itee~", "itah"..) and screaming is usually more like

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AdrianaDrewa
Community Member
7 years ago

i just made aloud all these sounds xD

BarbaraFuentes
Community Member
7 years ago

Me too. My cat is so confused now.

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LeoLehepuu
Community Member
7 years ago

In estonian. Splash is "Plärts" and piggeon is "Kulu" by the way. If you would like to know how "ä" sounds. It's like "a" from word "and".

Widzhit W
Community Member
7 years ago

I wonder, how all non-Estonians will pronounce 'klõps'. :P

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歌凛大下
Community Member
7 years ago

japanese don't say "u" when they're in pain. it's "itai" or a derived word (like "itee~", "itah"..) and screaming is usually more like

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